SYLVESTER -- Timothy Eugene Smith , 73, of Douglas formerly of Poulan died Monday February 18, 2013 at Specialty Hospital in Columbus , GA.

The funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday February 20, 2013 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery with Rev. Rodney Courson.

Mr. Smith was born on August 30, 1939 to the late James Marion Smith and Mary Lou Shiver Grubbs and had lived in Douglas since 1982 moving from Poulan where he was born. He retired from Coats & Clarks after 34 years as a department manager. He enjoyed refinishing furniture, cooking and loved his grandchildren. Mr. Smith served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Douglas. He was awarded Coffee County Father Year in 2008. Mr. & Mrs. Smith would have celebrated their 50th Wedding anniversary on July 24, 2013.

Survivors include his wife Denise Powell Smith of Douglas; children, Jacquelyn Webster of Poulan, Jill Cravey (Tony) of Broxton, Trevor Smith (Jincy) of Sylvester; grandchildren, Brent Braswell (Ariel), Laura Webster, Kari Webster, Toni Cravey (Brandon), Lacey Sumner (Michael), Sarah McKinnon (Lance); 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Patsy Ford (Lyndel) of Poulan, Mary Ann Merritt of Warwick; sisters-in-law, Jean Grubbs of Sylvester and Betty Smith of Warwick.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Smith was preceded in death by 2 brothers Randall Grubbs and Larry Smith.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.

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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055