Mrs. Janice H. Smith

Mrs. Janice Hudgens Smith, 77, of Newnan, died at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.

She was born in Atlanta on Sept. 6, 1936 to the late C.J. Hudgens and Louise Pitts Hudgens. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Frank Smith; daughter, Linda Smith; and grandson, Kevin Smith. Janice was a seamstress and enjoyed quilting and sewing for others. She loved flowers — especially roses — and grew all varieties in her garden.

She is survived by her son, Darrell Smith of Newnan; daughters, Shirley Mills (Mickey) of Moreland and Vicky Shelnutt (Eddie) of Newnan; brother, J.D. Hudgens of Newnan; sisters, Pauline Parker of Moreland, Glenda Kuntz of Douglasville, Mary Ann Sessions of Florida, Diane Swain of Lawrenceville, Gail Beck of Douglasville, Deborah Pinson of Griffin; 8 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Terry Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Mike Mills, Andy Hickey, Ricky Smith, Joseph Smallwood, Stanley Smith and William Shelnutt. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, 1 p.m. until service time.


Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723





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