Originally created 05/25/04

Mr. Prentiss Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mr. Prentiss "Smitty" Smith, 85, beloved husband of the late Mildred Louise Smith entered into rest May 22, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 27, 2004 in Westview Cemetery at 10 a.m. with the Rev. J. Andrew Menger officiating. Survivors include a son, MSGT Robert D. Smith, USAF Ret. and daughter-in-law, Joyce of Nevada City, Ca.; three grandchildren, TSGT Richard A. Smith, USAF Ret., TSGT David M. Smith, USAF Active, and Katherine Smith; three great-grandchildren, Ryan, Courtney and Christopher Smith. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents, the late Albert Prentiss Smith and the late Lula Cromer Smith; three brothers, the late Paul C. Smith, the late Carl Smith and the late Joe Lee Smith and a sister, the late Vernell Sherell. Mr. Prentiss served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of WWII, where he spent his duration in Dutch Harbor. He had been li ving in Augusta since 1944 and had retired from the V.A. Medical Center Downtown Division in 1984 as a nurses aid. Mr. Prentiss was a devoted husband to his late wife Mildred and she was a devoted wife. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening at the Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Ave., Augusta, Ga. 733-3636. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 25, 2004