2009-05-27 / Obituaries

Ralph Lynwood "Lynn" Smith

Ralph Lynwood "Lynn" Smith

Mr. Ralph Lynwood "Lynn" Smith, age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in Quitman.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 19, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville with Rev. Jimmy Walden and Rev. Herman Enfinger officiating. Interment followed at Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Colquitt.

Serving as pallbearers were his grandsons, Mark Whittaker, Chris Whittaker, Josh Gross, Casey Gross, Doug Smith, Ronnie Smith and Doug Rankin.

Mr. Smith was born in Midland City, AL, on November 15, 1926, to the late T.T. and Maggie Dickson Smith. He was a member of Unity Church of God, a retired truck driver and farmer.

He is survived by two sons, Wayne Smith (Judy) of Albany and Quinn Smith (Janice) Colquitt; two daughters, Yvonne Whittaker (Edward) and Debra Gross (Sonny), all of Colquitt; one brother, Russell Smith (Lillian)of Donalsonville. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and thirteen greatgrandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, T.T. and Maggie Dickson Smith; his wife, Marie Ingram Smith; six sisters, Evelyn Hobbs, Inez Benton, Geraldine Hawks, Reba Enfinger, Juanita Ingram and Christine Cross; four brothers, John Smith, Bob Smith, Bill Smith and Duke Smith.

Evans-Skipper Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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