Mr. Lonnie Earl Smith Sr. entered into rest Thursday, May 1, 2003, at Medical College of Georgia. A wife, Dorothy G. Smith; a daughter, Mary Ellen Smith Jeffcoat and her husband, Patrick Jeffcoat, Newport News, Va.; his mother, Bessie H. Smith, Augusta; and one grandson, Evan Blake Smith Jeffcoat, also of Newport News, Va.; and several cousins, survive him. A son, Lonnie E. ‘Les’ Smith Jr. and his father, Mr. B.E. Smith, predecease him. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening, May 4, from Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel. Crypt side services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, from Hillcrest Memorial Park with Rev. David Hagen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Augusta Chapter, 1322 Ellis Street, Augusta, GA 30901.
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