|Sergeant Major James Smith, US Army, Retired|
|September 15, 2017 From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
|Meadows Funeral Home|
|September 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm|
|Union Chapel United Methodist Church|
|Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery|
|Sergeant Major Retired US Army|
James Franklin Smith
Savannah - Sergeant Major US Army Retired James Franklin Smith, 87, of Savannah, died on September 13, 2017. He was born in Hagerstown, Maryland to the late Glomer and Lola Smith. He was preceded by death of two children: Donald Smith and Donna Temme.
He was an Army veteran, having served in the Occupation of Japan, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He served for 32 years in the U.S. Army and 11 years of Civil Service.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Barbara Ann Smith, who is formerly from Louisburg, NC
and is the daughter of the late Percy and Christine Joyner. He has 5 children: David Smith, Dawn Smith, Dana Martin, Mark Walker, and Christina Temme. He has 4 grandchildren: Katie Spell,
Courtney Smith, Marshall Smith, and Stephanie Martin. He has 3 great-grandchildren: Mason Parr, Preslee Spell, and Raelynn Spell. He has 3 sisters: Barbara Schram of High Point,
NC, Ethel Sell of Augusta, GA, and Arlene Mancini of Raleigh, NC.
Visitation will be Friday, September 15th, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe,
GA. Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 1 PM at Union Chapel United Methodist Church in Monroe, GA with Rev. Robert E. Davis officiating. A Reception and meal will be provided after the service in Fellowship Hall.
Special Thanks to the Honors Military Funeral Detail.