Smith, Lillie Margie (Trion)

Monday, January 07, 2013

Lillie Margie Smith, 94, of Trion, Georgia, died on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Smith was born June 27, 1918, in Wilmay, AL, the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Whitfield and Mattie Mooneyham Whitfield. She was a homemaker and was a member of New Generation Christian Church of God. 

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J D Smith; daughters, Billie Joyce Oates and Deborah Marie Baxter; sons, Jasper Howard Smith and Jerry Michael Smith.

Survivors include her sons, Bobby Wayne Smith, Sammy Larry Smith, and Ricky Nelson Smith; daughters, Edna Margene Reynolds, Lana Faye White, Melanie Elaine Sparks, and Regina Ann Rape; brother, Edgar Whitfield; 65 grandchildren; 110 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joel Glenn and Reverend Danny Harkins officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be all members of New Generation Christian Church of God.

Mrs. Smith will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. 


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