The homegoing celebration for Mr. Alphonso Smith Sr. will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 from Flagg Chapel Baptist Church with viewing from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral hour. Interment will follow in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Smith, of 2408 Brantley Way, Apt. A, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at his residence.
Survivors include: his devoted wife, Sherley G. Smith of Milledgeville; a son, Alphonza Smith Jr. of Milledgeville; two daughters, Dr. Cherilyn Smith Zellner of Wrightsville and Alvetta Smith; sisters, Naomi Snowden and Ceola Matthews, both of Tuskegee, Ala.; one brother, Calvin Sears of Douglasville; step-children, Terrence Gooloe, Darien Gooloe, Tereese Gooloe, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; Derrick Gooloe of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Camora Brown, Deanna Wallace, Richard Thompson, Harry Thompson and Tara Marrerro; 28 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives.
Friends may visit the family at the residence.
Words of sympathy may be expressed at www.slatersfuneralhomeinc.com.
Slater’s Funeral Home Inc. has charge of arrangements.