AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, January 11, 2002, at the residence, Mr. Walter I. Smith Sr. of Weldon Drive. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are his wife, Martha Stokes Smith; four sons, Walter I. Smith Jr., John Smith, Donald Smith and Laffette Smith; five daughters, Margaret McNeil, Carolyn Prince, Phyllis Mitchell, Deloris Smith and Denise Smith, all of Augusta; four sisters, Bernice Williams, Juanita Williams, Augusta, Elease Thrett, New York, Beulah Green, Charleston, S.C.; brother, Samuel Cook, New York; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle January 13, 2002