Clyde D. and Bertie W. Smith

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Clyde Dale Smith, U. S. Army (ret.), 79, and Bertie Walburga Schular Smith, 79, both of Guyton, have died. Mr. Smith died on Aug. 1, 2014, at Hospice Savannah and Mrs. Smith died on March 30, 2014, at Candler Hospital.
Mr. Smith was born in Bellflower, Missouri, on Nov. 6, 1934, to the late John Smith and Mary Ellen Harmon Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Vietnam War and the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star. After retiring from the Army, Mr. Smith served in the civil service for over 20 years at Fort Stewart, where he later retired as the alcohol and drug abuse director.
Mrs. Smith was born on Feb. 1, 1935, in Ravensburg, Germany, to the late Scwartz Schular and the late Maria Fellenger Schular. She met her husband, Clyde, while in Stuttgart, Germany, and they later married there. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and worked for Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics for over 14 years for the Exchange at Fort Stewart.
Surviving are their two daughters, Sandra Beaudoin and her husband, Walter, of Guyton, and Ellen Gajda and her husband, Tom, of Williamsburg, Virginia; their four grandchildren, Brittany Shirley and her husband, Nicholas, of Savannah, Ryan Phillips of Guyton, Steven Beaudoin of Gainesville, Florida, and Emily Beaudoin of Rincon; his brother, Elford Douglas Smith of St. Charles, Missouri; his sisters, Shirley Gibson and her husband, Jerry, of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Mary Ellen Manning of Oswega, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, graveside at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.
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Gamble Funeral Service
410 Stephenson Avenue
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 354-1616
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Published in Coastal Courier from Aug. 5 to Aug. 12, 2014
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