Dennis Smith

Dennis "Ray" Smith, 75, of Dahlonega passed away on March 17, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifetime resident of Hall County, Mr. Smith was born May 22, 1938. He was the son of the late Virgil and Lois Smith.
He was retired from Ralston Purina where he worked in the maintenance department. He was a veteran of the Navy and was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Lanelle Smith. They would have been married 55 years on March 21.
He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Randall Conner of Dahlonega, Lisa and Tommy Wilson of Gainesville; granddaughter, Brandi Paul; grandson, Austin Conner; two great-grandchildren; brother, Lee Smith; sister, Patsy Baum; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Ernest Gaddy, Mary Ann and Larry Lee; sister, Martha Hayes; and a number of nieces; nephews; cousins; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, at Yellow Creek Baptist Church. The Rev. Franklin Grant and the Rev. Robert Nix will officiate. Interment will follow in Yellow Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Little & Davenport Funeral Home on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. and again from 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to may make memorial contributions to North Hall High School FFA.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 534-5201

Published in on Mar. 19, 2014