Originally created 07/21/98

Mr. James Smith Sr.



SANDERSVILLE, Ga. -- Mr. James Emory "J.E." Smith Sr., 80, died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Oconee Medical Center, Milledgeville.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lang's Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Brownwood Cemetery.

Mr. Smith, a native of Johnson County, had retired as an insurance agent. He was a veteran of World War II and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of Sisters Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, James Emory Smith Jr., Milledgeville; a daughter, Paula Smith Howell, Sandersville; two brothers, R.W. Smith, San Mateo, Fla., and Elmer E. Smith, Sandersville; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may call at the residence of Otis Howell, 752 Tanley St.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.