Randall Lee Smith, age 76, of Gainesville moved to his eternal home Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, May 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Hicks, the Rev. Pierce Ashmore and the Rev. Bobby Griffin will officiate. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, and Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Smith was born Sept. 29, 1937, to the late Thomas Lee and Hattie Loggins Smith, of New Holland, Ga. On Aug. 26, 1983, Randall made Jesus Christ his Lord. He served Christ faithfully, working in church as deacon, Sunday school superintendent and nursing home ministries. Randall also served on The Union Grove Campground Committee. He attended New Haven Congregational Holiness Church in Gainesville.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara A. Martin Smith of Gainesville; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph W. and Christie Smith of Gainesville; sister and brother-in-law, Claudine and Floyd (Tiny) Pittman of Gainesville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lanier and Frances Tatum of Gainesville and Kenneth and DeJuan Martin of Gainesville; sister-in-law, Betty K. Tatum of Gainesville; special cousin and husband (like a brother to Randall), Shirlene and Rick Hewell of Gillsville; one niece; and a number of nephews and great-nephews.
A special thank you to all family and friends for your prayers, cards, food, phone calls and flowers. Your expression of love has helped us through this sad time.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.