Howard Smith

Howard Dwayne "Smitty" Smith

Friday, January 19th, 1962 - Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Howard Dwayne “Smitty” Smith, age 59 of Demorest, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021.

Born in Blairsville, Georgia on January 19, 1962 to the late Howard Houston Smith and Geraldine Manus Smith. He was an electrician with Lumite Synthetic Industries for many years.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Beth Dotson Smith of Demorest; sons, John Smith of Mississippi and Andrew Smith of Demorest; sister, Denise Stickles of Clarkesville; sisters-in-law, Karen Moss (James) and Jennifer Bryson (Mark); uncles, Sam Manus and Donald Manus (Elizabeth); 4 nieces.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 pm, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. John Umberhant officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon until the service hour on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 | 3:00pm
    Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 3:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Chapel
    175 VFW Post Rd
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. John Umberhant

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Tammy Vaughn Blalock

Posted at 11:06am
So sorry for the loss of Dwayne, he was a good friend of my brothers when I was growing up, there was always a huge group of of boys hanging out. Dwayne was always a sweet guy. I hate that life was cut short for him. My prayers go out to his family for their loss.

Brenda w knight Posted at 09:00pm

I was friend with Smitty for years at lumite. I was the guard there for years . Sorry for the family for there loss. Didn't find out until late this afternoon.💔 My heart broken . I would of been there. Love always Brenda White

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