Mervin J. Smith (GIBSON, Ga.)

GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. Mervin J. Smith, 66, of Beall Springs Road, son of the late Mr. B.C. "Bish" and Marie Clark Smith, entered into rest Sunday, March 16, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sheppard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Todd officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Avera, Ga. A native of Glascock Co., he worked at Jebco Corp. in Warrenton, Ga. He is survived by his son, Trent Smith; his brother, Mr. B.C. (Joyce) Smith of Gibson; his aunt, Mrs. Mattie Smith of Avera; and two nieces, Juanice Gordy and Julie Onley; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Frances Smith Kelley. He was preceded in death by his brother, Walton Smith. Pallbearers are Dean Couch, Troy Clark, Derrick Brooks, George Moore, Troy Bales, and John Onley. Memorials may be made to the Wrens Church of God Building Fund in care of Mrs. Betty Shelton, 14112 Hwy. # 1 North, Wrens, GA 30833. Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-March 18, 2008