- August 7, 1931 - April 7, 2017
- Mcdonough, Georgia
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Mr. Morris Glynn Smith, age 85, of McDonough, GA passed away April 7, 2017. Mr. Smith was born in Atlanta, Ga the son of the late Mary Magdaline Dotson Smith and Rev. Oscar Elijah Smith. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Carl Smith.
Mr. Smith served his country in the US Army from 1950 – 1953. He was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school and served in other areas of the church. He began his working career in the printing business where he worked his way up to being an ink chemist. Mr. Smith was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and a Past Worshipful Master of the College Park Masonic Lodge #454. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, genealogy, and being a handy man.
Survivors are his wife of 67 plus years, Virginia Smith of McDonough; children, Shirley Cramer (Rev. Allen Cramer) of Locust Grove, Rev. Dennis Smith (Debra) of Clermont, FL, Jenny Upole (David) of Griffin, and Sherry Smith of McDonough; 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; brother, Charles Smith of Riverdale; sisters-in-law, Gwen Smith and Linda Smith; nieces, nephews, and countless other “adopted” grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – 11:00 AM at Eastlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Dennis Smith and Rev. Allen Cramer officiating.
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough (770.914.8833). To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at www.haistenfunerals.com.