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Mrs. Anne Knott Smith

Mrs. Anne Knott Smith, 90, a former resident of Samples Road went home to be with the Lord early Thursday morning at Molena Health and Rehabilitation.  

Mrs. Smith was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Wedowee, Alabama, the daughter of the late George Allen and Pearl Clark Knott.  She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Grayhill Church of God.  In earlier years, she was a children’s ministry director, Sunday school teacher, church van driver and Missionette’s leader at First Assembly of God in LaGrange among many other roles. She loved reading her Bible, teaching bible studies and bringing children to know the love of Jesus. 

Anne was a retired employee of West Georgia Medical Center and a former employee of Callaway Mills Company. After retirement she cared for children and the elderly, staying active and touching lives for as long as she was able. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walter Lee Smith, Jr. and brothers and sisters, Sara, Betty, Romell, Claude, Carlos and Sherill.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Wayne and Cristy Rambo Smith of West Point, Georgia; James Thomas and Marie Herndon Smith of LaGrange, Georgia; Ricky Joe and Deana Ring Smith of LaGrange, Georgia; eight grandchildren and spouses, Shelia (Johnny) Matthews, Lynn (Rodney) O’Dell, Jennifer (Gabe) Cody, Adam Smith, Jessica (Christopher) Adams, Josh Smith, Cheralyn Smith and Olivia Smith;  12 great grandchildren, Connor and Chloe Matthews, Jacob and Kaitlyn Floyd, Emily and Nathan O’Dell, Korbin, Presley and Camryn Cody, Evie Smith, Jayden and Journey Adams; and three great great grandchildren, Cayde Casey and Lillianne and Liam Floyd.

Funeral services for Mrs. Anne Knott Smith will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday from the Hunter-Allen-Myhand Chapel with The Rev. Steve Comer officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Anne Knott Smith are by Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home. Please log onto www.hunterallenmyhand.com to post your condolences and remembrances.