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Carolyn Smith

March 17, 1938 — April 20, 2021

Claxton,

Carolyn Joyce Griffin Smith, age 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 20th.  She was a graduate of Claxton High School in 1956. She received her LPN Certificate in June 1976. She was a member of the Martha Washington Chapter #300 OES.  She was a longtime member of Bellville Trinity Church of the Nazarene. She loved to read, enjoyed playing the piano, and loved traveling to the mountains and enjoyed camping with her family.  Carolyn was always known to be “the life of the party!

Carolyn loved sports and was an avid softball player in her early adult years and placed first base. She also loved the Braves and especially her man, Freddie Freeman.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and sister-in-law.

Preceded in death by her parents, Raleigh and Ollie Mae Griffin; husband, Walter B., of 64 years, and brother R. L. Griffin, Jr.   She is survived by her children Karen Blocker (Bobby); Randy Smith (Pam) and Connie Barnett (Scott); sister, Shirley G. Smith (William). She is also survived by her grandchildren -Brian Blocker (Kirstie); Justin Smith (Alison); Byron Barnett (Deidre); Nathan Smith; Melissa Lee (Stanton); Rebekah Langreck (Paul); Aimee Wasson (Michael). She has 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00p.m. Sunday, April 25th 2021 at Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home in Glennville, Georgia

Funeral services will be held at Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home in Glennville, Georgia at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 25th. Following with the burial at Simon Smith Cemetery located in Bellville, Georgia.

If desired, friends may make Memorial Contributions to Evans County CARES, P.O. Box 189, Claxton, Georgia.

Social distancing of three feet due to Covid 19 will be enforced and masks are asked to be worn on all services.

Care and services are entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brannen Family Funeral Services

206 N Veterans Blvd, Glennville, GA 30427

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Funeral Service

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brannen Family Funeral Services

206 N Veterans Blvd, Glennville, GA 30427

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