Newman Clark Smith (BARTOW, Ga.)

BARTOW, Ga. - Mr. Newman Clark Smith, of Bartow, Ga., died Friday, May 15, at his residence. Mr. Smith was born 89 years ago at his residence in Bartow, Ga. He was a member and Chairman of the Deacons of Josey Baptist Church, a member of the Bartow Community Club, and Ingles Breakfast Club. Mr. Smith Was a World War II Veteran and in the Battle of the Bulge. He was in the 99th Infantry Division Company C. 395th Infantry. During WWII Private Smith was a rifleman and a truck driver. He earned several metals while in the Army, including, Eamet Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, and 3 Bronz Service Stars. He was retired as a foreman at Fulghum Industries. Memorials may be made to the Odessy Healthcare Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Funeral services will be Monday, May 18, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., at Josey Baptist Church, with Reverend Inman Gerrald and Reverend Don Proctor officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Ronnie Josey, Wayne Josey, William Josey, Mike Churchwell, Randy Smith, and Doug Arrington. He is survived by: 2 Daughters: Joyce Newsome (Earl), Joan Dey (Ron); 3 Sons: Newman Clark Smith, Jr. and Fiancee, Kathy Hamby, Charles Thomas Smith, Timothy Smith; Grandchildren: Cindy (Ken) White, John (Tanya) McKee,Jr., Ruth (William)Cain, Shalena (Jammy) McCoy; Great Grandchildren: Parker Cain, Jackson Cain, Alexis Mckee, Isibealla McKee, Emalee and Bailee McCoy, and Ridge McCoy; Step Great Grandchildren: Lynn, Rena, McKenzie, and Lee. Annie and Mary White; Special Friend: Julia Mae Josey for 13 years; Brothers and Sisters: Robert Smith, Lorena Ford, Vina Mae Josey, Herbert Smith, Ben Smith, Mabel Proctor, and Fred Smith; Sister-in-Law: Eugenia Smith. The family will receive friends Sunday evening between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m at the Funeral Home. Smith Funeral Home of Wadley,in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-May 17, 2009