held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church,
with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Jack Lee and Rev. Greg
Lowery will officiate.
Mrs. Smith was born on October 29, 1921 in Dodge County, Georgia.
She was the daughter of the late Elijah Franklin and Edna Earl Walker Evans.
She was also preceded in death by her two husbands, Doyle Edwin Burch and
Phillip Smith; one grandchild, Chan Stanley; one great-grandchild, Rebecca
Thompson; two sisters, Gladys OHanlon and Mary Lee Jackson; and one
brother, Millard Evans.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a member of the
Good Sam Camping Group. She was retired as a pre-school employee for the
Heart of Georgia and was a homemaker. Mrs. Smith passed away on Monday,
May 25, 2009 at Fairview Park Hospital.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her four children, Doyle Russell (Alice) Burch of
Dublin, Jerri (Wayne) Spinks of Marietta, Joyce (Richard) Stanley of Dublin, Roy
Clayton (Donna) Burch of Crestwood, KY; one brother, Clyde Evans of
Cadwell; two sisters, Marjorie Watson of Warner Robins and Ernestine
Williams of Dublin; eight grandchildren, Tim Burch, Donna Thompson, Amy
Rios, David Spinks, Nathan Stanley, Melissa Woodard, Brandi Findley, and Kelli
Burch; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Stanley, Tim Burch, David Spinks, Daniel
Findley, Mike Rios, Jim Thompson, Jason Woodard, and Britt Bowen.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday,
May 27, 2009 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of
Mrs. Smith to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund C/O Alice Grinstead
at 2974 Hwy 117, Cadwell, Georgia 31009.
Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory-Dublin Chapel has charge of
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