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Morris Broughton Smith, Jr.

January 6, 1937 January 6, 2019
Morris Broughton Smith, Jr.
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Obituary for Morris Broughton Smith, Jr.

Morris Broughton Smith, Jr.
Morris Broughton Smith, Jr. died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. A native of Americus, he was born January 6, 1937 to the late Broughton and Evelyn Jennings Smith. Mr. Smith was a retired Fire Chief, 30 years of service with the Americus Fire Department and was a member of First Baptist Church of Americus.

Services will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Americus at 2:00 PM with Rev. Keith Parks, Rev. Rusty Mauldin, Sammy Lee and Duane Montgomery officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. Honorary pallbearers include Thurston Clary, Stan Folsom, Scott Ivey, Doug Goodin, Scott Westbrook and current and retired firefighters. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Willene Smith of Americus; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marci and Rick Langley of Albany and Mandi and Mikel Mailhot of Buena Vista; a son, Morris B. “BoBo” Smith, III of Ellaville; and a brother and sister-in-law, Pete and Dot Smith of Americus; four grandchildren, Ivy (Matt) Oliver of Ellaville, Addison (Jennifer) Walls of Americus, Becca Lane of Nashville, TN, and Chris Smith of Ellaville, Step grandchildren, Drake Mailhot of Clearwater, FL and Jenna Mailhot-Taylor of Greenville,SC, four great grandchildren, Lane Oliver and Riley Jean Walls, Mercer and Ben Taylor, two aunts Mrs. Hortense Williams of Jacksonville, Florida and Mrs. Betty Moses of Peachtree City, Georgia, an uncle, Burr Wise Jennings of Americus, and a number of nieces and nephews.

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5:00 PM 1/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/8/2019 7:00:00 PM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States





2:00 PM 1/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

221 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

First Baptist Church
221 S. Lee St. Americus 31709 GA
United States

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