Originally created 03/06/03

Mr. Arthur Smith Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, March 3, 2003, at his residence, Mr. Arthur H. Smith Sr., 83, of Twiggs Street, Augusta. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 8, 2003, at 1 p.m. from Zion Hill Baptist Church, Beech Island, with Reverend Joseph Cook, Sr. and Reverend Charles Utley officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Smith was a native of Washington, Ga., he had lived in Augusta for over 40 years. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and a United States Army veteran, D.A.V. Chapter No. 18 Pinkerton/Williams. Mr. Smith had retired from Clearwater Finishing Plant. Survivors are his wife, Lessie Smith; two sons, Arthur H. (Wilhelmina) Smith Jr., Augusta and Larry Johnson, Hephzibah; three sisters, Ruth Banks and Julia M. Hankerson, Augusta and Hattie B. Smith, Atlanta; one brother, A.D. Shumate, Lauren; one granddaughter, Toni Mack, Augusta; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call the residence or W.H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA (706) 722-6401. Sigh the guestbook at Augustachronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 6, 2003