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Mrs. Doris Richardson Smith, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Leon Smith. She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, Charles D. and Sherry Smith, Buford, GA and Phillip Smith, Sugar Hill, GA; grandchildren, Shannon and Mark Doster, Hoschton, GA, Jason and Amber Smith, Buford, GA, Jodey Smith, Buford, GA and Jenilee and Max Chavez; four great grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Gravitt, Buford, GA and Lillian Daniel, Jefferson, GA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mary and Leroy Pruitt, Buford, GA, Betty and Jesse Satterfield, Buford, GA and Louise and John Hutchins, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Smith was born May 15, 1927 in Buford, GA. She was a homemaker and a cake decorator. She was a resident at Gwinnett Extended Care in Lawrenceville, GA for the past six years where she was a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Buford, GA where she was a former Sunday School Teacher. She enjoyed reading her Bible. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Frankie Southerland and Rev. Ben Elbe officiating. Interment will follow in Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The family would like to thank the Staff at Gwinnett Extended Care for all the wonderful care that was given to Mildred Doris Smith for the past six years. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,

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Published in Gwinnett Daily Post on Aug. 24, 2010.
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September 22, 2010
Maw Maw, I miss you more than words can say. You were always the one that I depended on and I know that you are always near. You will live on through our sweet memories of you and the love that you gave to us. I know that you are asleep in Jesus and that I will see you again someday. Thank you for everything that you did for me and all the love that you gave so freely. All my love!
Shannon Doster
August 23, 2010
may each of you find the peace you heed through this difficult time,cherish the precious memories of Doris until the gay that will never end again,love you all praying for you all.
Noah & Pam Smith
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