Russell Smith, 86, of Crystal Springs, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at his home.
Visitation will be 9 am-11 am Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Crystal Springs. Services will be 11 am Wednesday at First Baptist Church with interment in Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Smith was born July 11, 1927 at Dentville. He served in the Marines for 2 years and the Army for 2 years. Mr. Smith retired from St. Rigis Paper Company in 1982.
Survivors include: his wife of over 61 years, Betty; children, Joe Smith, Retha Smith, Herbert Smith, Linda Wilson and Beth Smith; brothers, Leon Smith and Earnest Smith; sisters, Minnie Clark and Sue King; grandchildren, David Smith, Rhonda Smith, Russell Smith, DeWayne Wilson, Stephen Wilson, Cameron Smith and Nikki Colley; and eight great grandchildren.