Mr. Morris E. “Smitty” Smith

Mr. Morris E. “Smitty” Smith, age 86, of Newnan, GA, died at Doctor's Hospice in Riverdale on July 15, 2013. He was born in Marysville, IN, on Sept. 22, 1926 to the late Wilmer Forrest Smith and Esther Myrtle Amick Smith. He was vice president of operations for American Freight System and was a member of Heatherwood Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Young Smith of Newnan; son, Don (Ruth) Smith of New Albany, IN; daughters, Debbie (Leon) Canup of Newnan and Kim (Greg) Bailey of Alpharetta; sister, Mary Meeks of Louisville KY; 3 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com . Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 19, at Heatherwood Baptist Church with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Remains will be placed in state at the church at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, 5-8 p.m. n lieu of flowers, those desiring may send donations to Heatherwood Baptist Church Building Fund, 721 Shenandoah Blvd., Newnan, GA 30265. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723.


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