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September 21, 2013

Slaton Jackson Smith Jr.

THOMASVILLE — Slaton Jackson Smith Jr., 80, 222 Singletary Road, Cairo, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Ga. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Forest Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Freddie Thomas officiating. Retired from United Life Insurance Co., Mr. Smith was born June 30, 1933, in Hansel, Ga., a son of the late Slaton Jackson Smith Sr. and Eva Mae Simmons Smith. On May 24, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nev., he married Lilly Richardson. He served 13 years in the U.S. Navy and attended school in Boston. In addition to his wife,  Lilly R. Smith, Cairo, he is survived by a stepgrandson, Sheddrick Miller Jr., Cairo; stepdaughters and husbands, Shift (Nehemiah) Pereira, Las Vegas, Alex (Rasheed) Adebayo, Aurora, Ill.; sons, Terry Smith, New York, Tony Smith; daughter, Brenda Lee Smith; sister, Stella Fulghum, Cairo; brother, Curtis Smith, Cairo, brother and wife, Donald (Karla) Smith, Thomasville, Michael (Shirley) Smith, Anaheim, Calif.; close friend, Lenzer Evans, Cairo; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Toby Smith. Visitation is from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A family hour is from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at 222 Singletary Road, Cairo, at 10:20 a.m. Monday for the processional. No repass after the service. — Grooms Funeral Home

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