Almedia Smith, 82, of Buckhead, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. She was a native of Oconee County. She was born December 26, 1930 to Jake and Sadie Shannon Brown. She was married Wilbur Hinesley who preceded her in death and later was married to Earl Smith. Mrs. Smith was retired after working in a sewing plant in Statham. She enjoyed sewing and canning vegetables. She will be remembered as a giving person who loved to help others.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband Earl Smith and her two sons, Billy Hinesley and Donna and Wade Hinesley and Pat; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Mrs. Smith also leaves siblings, Jack Brown, Nancy Collins, Edna Craft and Lilly Mae Johnson.
The family received friends Monday, Sept. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held Tuesday Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment followed at the Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Bishop.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.