Odell Smith, 98, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at a Gordon County Hospital.
Mrs. Smith was born in Ft. Payne, Ala., on December 13, 1913, daughter of the late John Marion Frazier and Liza Stephenson Frazier. She was a member of the Mt. View Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies SS Class and the WMU. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Smith was employed with Bigelow-Sanford.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Shelton Lavoid Smith.
Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Jimmy Colbert; brother, Rassie Frazier; sisters, Jeanette Hammonds and Marie Cofield; grandchildren, Derek and Jennifer Colbert; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Reverend Kevin J. Norton officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be deacons and the men of Mt. View Baptist Church.
Mrs. Smith will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 18, from 6-8 p.m.