Mrs. Annie Joe "Queenie" Walthour Smiley departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Midway.
A lifelong native of Liberty County, Mrs. Smiley was a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Smiley and son, Joe Lewis Walthour.
Loved ones left to mourn her passing and cherish her memory are her three daughters, Effie D. Thomas, Abbie Gail Smiley and Melinda Marie Smiley, all of Midway; two sons, Frank Smiley of Midway and John (Viola) Smiley of Statesboro; her sister and stepsisters, Hattie (Joe) Golden of Midway, Idella Walthour and Joann Thigpen of Philadelphia, Pa.; six stepbrothers, Joe Roberts, Freddie (Lelia) Shuman and James Roberts, all of Midway, Nathaniel Roberts and Lawrence Roberts of Philadelphia and Willie Gus Roberts of Jacksonville; two aunts, Phyllis Quail of Atlanta and Onez Carter of Philadephia; sister-in-law, Arlene Williams of Midway; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and extended family members, nieces and nephews.
Viewing will from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Dorchester Funeral Home in Midway.
Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Thebes AME Church in Midway. Interment will be in Taylors Creek Cemetery in Hinesville.
The Rev. S. Dyann Robertson will officiate.
Dorchester Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.