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Roy Jay Smith, 82

Passed Away: 12/18/2012

Roy Jay Smith, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Mike Gaines will officiate. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 and Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 5 9 pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith was born July 6, 1930 in Gainesville, Georgia to the late William Carl Smith and Beulah Irene Head Smith. He served in the U.S. Army and was retired from Fieldale Farms. Roy was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Scottie C. Smith and daughter, Connie Fay Smith.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Gladis Smith of Gainesville, daughter, Sandra Lawson of Cleveland, sons, Ronnie Jay Smith and William Smith, both of Gainesville, 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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