Valdosta Daily Times


March 28, 2006

Obituaries for Wednesday, March 29


James Ewul Smith

James Ewul Smith, 80, of Barnesville, died on Monday, March 27, 2006 in Spalding County. Mr. Smith was a native of Lakeland, Fla., but had made his home in Barnesville for a number of years. He was the son of the late Mr. Nath Thompson Smith and the late Mrs. Shelley Durden Smith. He was preceded in death by a sister, Luella Walker and by a brother, N.T. Smith. Mr. Smith retired from the United States Air Force and had worked as a Mail Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a Methodist.

Survivors are his wife, Dorothy (Dot) Smith of Barnesville; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol Anne and Brian Cooper of Lake Park, sons and daughters-in-law, Nathan and Adonna C. Smith of Valdosta, Scott and Anna Smith of Valdosta, James M. and Susan G. Smith of Valdosta ; and the mother of his children, Carolyn M. Smith of Barnesville; stepchildren, Anita and Eddie Jackson of Williamson, Robert Belote of Barnesville; a brother, William J. Smith of Barnesville, sisters, Nell Adams of Thomaston and Inabob Almon of Eustis, Florida; nine grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Williams Funeral Home in Barnesville. The Rev. Franklin Gibson will officiate and burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Williams Funeral Home this evening from 6-8 p.m.

Those who wish may view and sign the guest book at Williams Funeral Home (770-358-1678) of Barnesville is in charge of arrangements.


Mary Elizabeth Childs Montgomery

Mary Elizabeth Childs Montgomery, 89, of Eldorado, Ga. passed away Saturday, March 25, 2006 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga.

She was born on Sept. 3, 1916 in Turner County to the late Burton Brown and Willie Trummie Childs. She was a homemaker and member of Eldorado Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Murray Bruce Montgomery who died Dec. 20, 1999 and one daughter, Betty Montgomery.

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