Originally created 08/22/06

Roy Olin Smith (THOMSON, Ga.)



THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Roy Olin Smith, 71 , of Pine Dale Drive Thomson, Ga. entered into rest August 21, 2006 . Survivors include wife, Emily Cason Smith, Thomson, Ga.; daughters, Debbie S. Hughes (Bob) ,Thomson, Ga., Connie S. Jones (Tommy ), Thomson, Ga.; son, David Olin Smith, Thomson, Ga.; sister, Idell Hawkins Land, Thomson, Ga.; grandchildren, Matthew Jones, Eric Jones and Daniel Hughes. Mr. Smith was born in Glascock County but lived most of his life in McDuffie County, Georgia . He was retired from Kingsley Mill with over 30 years of service. Mr. Smith was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM , Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Patrick DeVane officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be James Callaway, Winnard Chalker, Alton Gheesling, Kenneth Kitchens, George Darden and Roy Russell . Honorary Pallbearers will be Deacons of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 2711 Middleburg Dr., Suite 107 Columbia, S. C. 29204 or Pine Grove Baptist Church 3041 Pine Grove Drive Thomson, Ga. 30824 . The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA (706) 595-4100. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-August 22, 2006