H. C. "Bill" Smith, 93, of Ashburn passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at his residence after an extended illness.
A United States Army veteran, Mr. Smith was born in Turner County on April 17, 1922 to the late Jesse James and Anna Roberts Smith. He was a member and deacon at High Hill Baptist Church where he served as song leader for 59 years. He was also a member of the Georgia Farm Bureau.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Ouidafa Conner Smith of Ashburn; son, Bob Wheeler of Conyers; daughter, Susan (Paul) Perry of Madison; Grandchildren, Valerie Wheeler Moore, Christopher Perry, Conner Perry, and Courtney Perry; and a great-grandchild, Christian Perry.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM at High Hill Baptist Church with interment to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, May 1, 2015 from 6-8 PM at Perry Funeral Chapel.