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Louie W. Smith

August 12, 1941 — July 2, 2023

Athens

Louie Watson Smith, 81, died July 2, 2023.

A native of Madison County, Louie was a son of the late Early Watson and Berma Sue Jordan Smith. He was also preceded in death by a son, Benjamin “Benji” Smith and a sister, Carolyn (Hamp) Cox.

Louie was a Master Plumber for over fifty years and attended Central Baptist Church for many years. He enjoyed baseball and UGA football, but especially enjoyed bass fishing and was a longtime member of the Winterville Bass Club.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 7, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the chapel of Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-nine years, Caroldine Horne Smith; daughter, Deana (Pete) Carson of Winterville; sister, Betty Goss of Colbert; brothers, Johnny Michael (Donna) Smith of Colbert and Danny Wayne (Connie) Smith of Ila; grandchildaughters, Saylor Grace Smith and Whitley McGeary, many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org. or Tunnels to Towers, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 or www.t2t.org.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Friday, July 7, 2023

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