Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

July 1, 2012

Joy S. Smith

-- — Mrs. Joy S. Smith, 86, of Sparks, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Tift Regional Medical Center.  She was born January 1, 1926, to the late Walter Scott Shierling and Dula Hall Shierling in Hahira but has lived most of her life in Sparks.  Mrs. Smith was a member of Sparks United Methodist Church and a retired bookkeeper for Adel Feed and Seed.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. William A. “Bill” Smith; two brothers, Ralph Shierling and Walter “Dud” Shierling; and two sisters, Oma Allen and Nell Shierling.  She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Snuffy and Connie Smith of Sparks and Ralph Smith of Valdosta; one daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Gene McDaniel of Tifton; eight grandchildren, Will and Michelle Smith of Sylvester, Ruth Smith of Atlanta, Bea J. Smith Grant and Caleb Grant of Statenville, Billye Smith Jones and Brett Jones of Valdosta, Bonnie Smith of Valdosta, Bo Smith of Valdosta, Bridget Permenter Smith and Marlin Smith of Adel, and Jess and Torie Permenter of Adel; ten great-grandchildren, Worth Smith, Luke Smith, Mackenzie Jones, Brooks Grant, Reed Grant, Macy Jones, Alley Permenter, Jake Permenter, Kale Smith and Nate Smith; and one sister, Nerine McIntyre of Sparks.

A funeral service for Mrs. Smith will take place Tuesday evening at 7 pm at Sparks United Methodist Church with Rev. Dillard Ensley and Rev. Gary James officiating and eulogies provided by Ralph Smith, Cindy Williams and Susie Betts.  Interment will follow at Sparks Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 pm at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., in Adel.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation (www.blindness.org).  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com. — Boone Funeral Home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • JoAnn North Gillingwater

    JoAnn North Gillingwater, 72, of Lake Park, died on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

    April 16, 2014

  • Joyce Ann Jackson

    Joyce Ann Jackson, 67, of Valdosta, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Lemuel N. John III

    Lemuel N. John III, Lt. Col. USAF, RET., 85, of Valdosta, died at Langdale Hospice House on Monday, April 14, 2014.

    April 16, 2014

  • Sarah Lee Grant

    Mrs. Sarah Lee Grant, age 88 of Quitman, Georgia passed away on April 14, 2014 at the Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta, Georgia.

    April 14, 2014

  • Corine Howard

    Mrs. Corine Howard, age 79 of Quitman, Georgia passed away on April 10, 2014 at the Brooks County Emergency Room in Quitman.

    April 14, 2014

  • Joyce Ann Jackson

    Joyce Ann Jackson, 67, of Valdosta, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    April 14, 2014

  • JoAnn North Gillingwater

    JoAnn North Gillingwater, 72, of Lake Park died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at her residence following a lengthy illness.

    April 14, 2014

  • Marjorie Carratt White

    Marjorie Carratt White, 92, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Langdale Hospice House following a lengthy illness.

    April 14, 2014

  • Clarence Edward Teston Jr.

    Mr. Clarence Edward Teston Jr., 79, of Homerville, Ga., passed away suddenly Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his residence.

    April 14, 2014

  • William Laran Martin

    The Rev. William Laran Martin, 69, of Nashville, Ga.,  died Sunday April 13, 2014 in Tift Regional Medical Center.

    April 14, 2014

Top News
Poll

What you think about school and workplace rules about Facebook friends?

There have to be rules.
No need for rules, just use common sense.
If people want to be friends, what is the big deal?
Nobody uses Facebook anymore.
     View Results