January 17, 2022

Mr. Sammy G. Smith

Mr. Sammy G. Smith, age 75 of Franklin, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 12, 2021.

He was born October 23, 1946 in Heard County, Georgia, the son of the late James Monroe Smith and the late Ellen Catherine Weaver Smith.

Sammy was an industrial electrician with Richards & Associates for over thirty years.

In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and sharing his garden with the community.  He loved having animals – goats, chickens, and cows – on his property, and collecting pocket knives.

Sammy was a faithful member of Glenloch Baptist Church and served as a Deacon for many years.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 58 years, Judy Folds Smith; sons and daughters-in-laws, Chris & Donna Smith of Roopville, Georgia, and Joel & Allison Smith of Franklin, Georgia; sisters and brothers-in-laws, Judy & Milton Lepard and Jan & David Greene; brothers and sisters-in-laws, Carlis Smith, Mardis & Christine Smith, and David & Suzanne Smith; and grandchildren, Mitchell Smith, MacKayne Smith, McKorey Smith, Kamryn Smith, and Kane Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 15, 2021, at 2:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Neil Awbrey officiating.

Terry Harper will render the eulogy.

Interment will follow in Glenloch Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Bryan presiding.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers:  Mitchell Smith, MacKayne Smith, McKorey Smith, Scott Knowles, Hal Folds, and Mark Hammock.

Kane Smith and Kamryn Smith will be seated as honorary pallbearers.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

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