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Maxwell Smith

January 15, 1927 — August 24, 2016

Maxwell (Max) Smith, 89, died Wednesday night at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. The Toombs County native had lived in Tattnall County since 1953. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and served Tattnall County as County Extension Agent for 30 years. In his years as Extension Agent Mr. Max helped get the Vidalia Onion developed, grown, and promoted in Tattnall and Toombs Counties. He was known by the farmers in this area as the Soil Doctor where he was called on many times for his expertise. He was a former member of the Tattnall County Board of Education and a member of Georgia Farm Bureau. He was a member of the Glennville United Methodist Church and the Cowart Wesley Sunday School Class and served on various boards of the church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Gwendolyn Jones Smith; sisters, Jacqueline S. Willcox and Alexis S. Wilkes
Survivors include:
Children: Celia (Wayne) Anthony of Destin, Florida
Sylvia (Judd) Bailey of Hartwell, Georgia
` Laura (Kerry) Allen of Cullman, Alabama
David (Phyllis) Smith of Glennville, Georgia
Daniel Smith of Glennville, Georgia
Sister: Gwen Smith of Lyons, Georgia
Brother-in-Law: Herbert Jones, Jr. (Kay) of Rincon, Georgia
17 Grandchildren, 6 Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 12:00 noon at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home with Rev. David Hibberts and Rev. Sam Wilder officiating. Burial will follow in Glennville City Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Neal Anderson, Dennis Stanfield, Glen Curry,
Mike Mulligan, Greg Woolard, Brian Threlkeld.
Remembrances: Glennville United Methodist Church, 116 S. Caswell Street, Glennville, GA 30427.

Visitation
Saturday, August 27, 2016
12:00 PM 8/27/2016 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/27/2016 2:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Service
Saturday, August 27, 2016
2:00 PM 8/27/2016 2:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Glennville City Cemetery Final Resting Place

1001 East Barnard Street
Glennville, GA 30427

1001 East Barnard Street Glennville 30427 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Glennville United Methodist Church
116 South Caswell Street
Glennville, GA 30427
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