October 15, 2013

Charles Edward Smith


— Mr. Charles Edward Smith, 71, of Resaca, departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the local hospital.

Charles was born Jan. 11, 1942, in Dalton, a son of the late John “King” David and Opal Greeson Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Louise Henderson Smith; son, Perry Dale; and brothers, Bobby Smith, Ricky Smith and Joe Smith.

He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Charlie Joe Smith of Resaca, and George Harold and Tonya Dale of LaFayette; daughters and sons-in-law, Eyvon Stewart and David Feagans of Resaca, and Mary and Ricky Cline of Bremen; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and C.M. Higgins of Resaca, and Betty and Gene Mulkey of Dalton; grandchildren, Brittney Smith, Charlie Daniel Smith, Brandy Stewart, Miranda Dale, Joe Davis, Andy Davis, Daniel Dale and Kenneth Dale; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life Mr. Charles Edward Smith will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Junior Williams officiating.

He will be laid to rest at the Fairview Cemetery at Hall Memorial Baptist Church in Gordon County.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.