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Allen Jackson 'Jackie' Smith Sr.

The Clinch County News of Homerville, Georgia

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Mr. Allen Jackson "Jackie" Smith, Sr. 58, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2015, in the Liberty Regional Medical Center, Hinesville, Ga., following a sudden illness.

Mr. Smith was born Aug. 10, 1957, in Homerville, to Mary Alice Adams Smith, Homerville and the late George Jackson Smith. He was a truck driver for Knight Forestry and attended the Church of God. He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Marie Smith.

Survivors other than his mother are three daughters, Amy Renne Smith of Thomasville, Ga., Kathy Diane Smith and Jackie Lynn Hall both of West Green, Ga.; one son, Allen Jackson Smith, Jr. of Douglas, Ga.; two brothers, George Steven "Steve" Smith of Lake Seminole, Ga. and John G. "Johnny" Smith of Homerville, Ga.; special friend, Charlotte Reed of Allenhurst, Ga.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. Smith were held Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Lighthouse Assembly of God.

Officiating was Rev. Donald Stalvey and Rev. Tim Hicks.

Interment was in the Pine Forest Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Christopher Smith, Matthew Smith, J.R. Smith, Robbie Carver, Oley Clark, Lewis Hall and Darnell Tanner.

W. G. Smith sang "I've Got More To Go To Heaven For" and Kay and Tim Hicks sang "Grave Where Is Your Victory, Death Where Is Your Sting".

Condolences to the family may be conveyed at the online registry at

Roundtree Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Original Publication Date: November 4, 2015

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