Smith, James Dexter

Retired From Provident Life Insurance Company

Thursday, April 19, 2018
James Smith
James Smith

James Dexter Smith, 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Springfield, Ga., on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. 

He was the son of the late James Ernest Smith and Dora Sisemore Smith Burris.  He graduated in 1952 from LaFayette High School and retired after many years of service as a systems analyst from Provident Life Insurance Company. Dexter lived most of his life in the North Georgia area before moving to Florida and then South Georgia.

He is survived by his wife, Annette Smith, Springfield, Ga.; daughters, Sandra LaFerry (Lewis), Ooltewah; Jan McGuffin (Ken), Kennesaw, Ga.; son, James “Jimmy” Dexter Smith, Jr. (Tammy), Murfreesboro, Tn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends and share memories at an informal celebration of life on Saturday, April 21, from 5-7 p.m., at Mission Glen Baptist Church, 2125 Happy Valley Road, Rossville, Ga. 30741 (across from Ridgeland High School).


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