GEORGE SMITHSeptember 11th, 2020 | Paid Obituary
George Smith was born December 12, 1947 in Texarkana, Arkansas to the proud parents of the late Henry and Lula Mae Smith. He departed this life on September 3, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. George accepted Christ at College Hill Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Johnny Pack, IV. While attending College Hill Church, he served as a trustee on the Trustee Board under the leadership of Pastor Clifton Murray, Jr. George attended Booker T. Washington High School where he graduated in 1965. He later joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1968. He was also a Master Mason in West Gate Lodge #402, Texarkana, Texas, where he served as Worshipful Master for several years. He was employed with Day and Zimmerman for several years as a pipe fitter where he retired. On December 21, 1968, George united in holy matrimony with Carolyn Hurd Smith. From this marriage, two children were born. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Carolyn L. Smith of Texarkana, Texas, daughters, Cheryl (Anthony) Wilson of Arlington, Texas. and Andrea Smith of Texarkana, Texas, sister, LaVerne Smith of Texarkana, Arkansas. His granddaughter, Alayah Wilson of Arlington, Texas and a special nephew, McKinley (Tina) Jackson of Little Rock, Arkansas. Host of other relatives and friends. Visitation is Friday, September 11, 2020 from 4:00 — 6:00pm. Services are Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:00am at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens in Wake Village, Texas, Pastor Reginald Reid, Eulogist, under the direction of Jones-Stuart Mortuary. MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN.