Maggie Smith, age 94, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
She was born Nov. 16, 1926, to the late Ms. Ever West and was preceded in death by her brothers, Fred Bankston, Robert Chaney, William “Bishop” Chaney, Mac Charles “Buck” Chaney; her sisters, Dora and Mary Nell Smith; and her daughter, Catherine Louise Smith.
She leaves behind her loving granddaughter, Erica L. Holloman-Hill (Gary) of Atlanta; four great-grandsons, Asim, Asad, Asir and Asun Hill of Atlanta; three nieces, Renee Bowie, Elfrida Banks and Anna Blalock of Dalton; her dear friend, Christine Matthews of Dalton; and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Ridge Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry Jones, officiating.
Her remains will lie in state Monday, Aug. 2, after 11 a.m. at the funeral home and again at 10 a.m. on Aug. 3 at Mt. Ridge Baptist Church.
Interment will be at West Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Maggie and Catherine L. Smith Family Foundation in care of Erica L. Holloman-Hill, 2282 Ridgecrest Lane, East Point, GA 30344.