SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Janene Smith Partridge, age 83, of Swainsboro, GA, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. Interment will be in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-8 PM. Pallbearers are Robert Lee Bowen, James Elijah Moore III, Randall Rhett Smith, Michael Patrick Bowen, Drew Tompkins Hampton and Robert Mitchell Riner. Mrs. Partridge was born in Norristown, Emanuel County, GA, was a graduate of Adrian High School and lived most of her life in the Crossing Green Community. She was a homemaker, her children and grandchildren were the loves of her life as being outdoors, fishing and gardening were her enjoyment. Mrs. Partridge was a member of the Blundale Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husbands, Roy Lee Smith and Henry W. Partridge and parents, Jack and Beatrice Durden. Survivors include: two daughters: Jan Smith Moore (Lige) of Swainsboro, GA and Trudy Smith Bowen (Mike) of Lyons, GA; one son: Randy Smith of Shellman Bluff, GA; one sister: Georgia Durden Blackston of North Augusta, S.C.; one brother: Gene Durden of North Augusta, S.C.; nine grandchildren: Alicia Rann Smith, Suzanne Hampton (Drew), Randall Rhett Smith, Margo Moore Riner (Mitchell), James Elijah Moore III, Robert Lee Bowen, Michael Patrick Bowen, Jada Bowen Eriksen (Justin) and Jana Alline Bowen; two great grandchildren: Jillian Elizabeth Hampton and Olivia Smith Hampton. Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Janene Smith Partridge of Swainsboro, GA 30401.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Mar. 14, 2014