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Allen Smith

October 26, 1955 — October 15, 2022

Bonifay, FL

Allen Smith

Allen Michael Smith, 66,  passed away Friday, October 15, 2022, at his residence in Bonifay, FL surrounded by his family. 

 

Allen was born in Turner County, GA on October 26, 1955, to the late Dave and Lunelle Coker Smith. He was a forestry ranger with the Turner County Forestry Commission for 13 years before becoming an undercover officer, SWAT team member and active deputy for the Crisp County Sheriff’s Department. He proudly served his country in the United States Army Reserves for 12 years. Allen was a  longtime member of Sycamore Baptist Church. He loved fishing for crappie with his brother, son and other family members. Allen was also an avid deer hunter and enjoyed hunting with his children and teaching them the tricks of the trade. He also loved writing and wrote several short stories later in his life. 

 

Allen is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cindy Smith of Bonifay, FL; children, David Smith and April Smith (Eric) Bailey of Bonifay, FL; siblings, Kathy (Larry) Youngblood of Sycamore, Carlton (Bonnie) Smith of Sycamore, and Janice (George) Berninger of Carrollton; and  grandchildren, Jordyn Smith, Remington Cleghorn, Aiden Bailey, Colt Bailey, and Parker Bailey (Papa’s baby girl). 

 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Perry Funeral Chapel in Ashburn, GA. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2PM until the hour of service at Perry Funeral Chapel.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Rose Hill Cemetery

Ashburn, GA 31714

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