Mr. Edgar Lamar Smith Sr.

Published 7:51 pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Mr. Edgar Lamar Smith Sr., age 82, of Kingston died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Cartersville Medical Center.

He was born April 28, 1936, the son of the late Edgar Smith and Thelma Herndon Smith. Mr. Smith was a member of The Church at Liberty Square. He graduated from LaGrange High School class of 1954. After his retirement from USPS he enjoyed watching sports on TV in his spare time.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Jane Gosdin Smith of Kingston; his daughter, Karen Cline (Wayne) of Kingston; his son, Edgar Lamar “Mark” Smith, Jr. and wife JoAnn of Saucier, Mississippi; along with a sister, Sylvia Smith of LaGrange.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and cremation services with Dr. Jacob King officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Church at Liberty Square in Lamar’s memory.

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