Originally created 12/31/01

Mr. Joseph Smith (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)



HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Joseph Luke Smith of, of Hephzibah, passed away, Tuesday, December 25, 2001, at his residence. A native of Aiken, S.C., he had been a lifelong resident of the Augusta area. Mr. Smith had been a labor foreman at SRS for 15 years, was a member of Local 1137 and was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church, Waynesboro, Ga. He is survived by three sons, Charles McMillian, Joe Smith, Donald Ray Smith; one daughter, Annie L. Bryant; and ten grandchildren, all of Hephzibah. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m., Monday, December 31, 2001, from the graveside in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The Augusta Chronicle December 31, 2001