March 2, 1950 - August 14, 2013
MONTEZUMA, GA - Mr. Christopher Michael Smith, Sr., age 63, of 301 Overlook Drive in Montezuma, GA passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA. The family will receive friends from 5 PM until 7 PM, Friday, August 16, 2013 at Watson-Mathews Funeral Home in Montezuma, GA. At other times, the family may be contacted at the residence. A funeral mass will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 17, 2013 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Montezuma, GA with Father Martino Nguyen Bathong officiating the service. Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Old Ty Ty Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Tifton, GA with his brother, Father Brian Smith officiating the service. Mr. Smith was born on March 2, 1950 in Queens, NY to Joseph Charles Smith and Patricia Denman Smith. He was a nurse practioner at the Medical College of Georgia, before his retirement and volunteered with the Bread of Life Soup Kitchen and Health Clinic. He was a dedicated member of the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Denman Smith and three siblings, Gerald Smith, Andrew Smith and Christine Venditti. Survivors include his: Wife: Faye Tyson Smith of Montezuma, GA Father and Step-Mother: Joseph Charles Smith and Edwina Smith of Port Saint Lucie, FL 1 Daughter: Joy Ann Haggart of Amsterdam, NY 3 Sons: Christopher Michael Smith, Jr. of Lady Lake, FL Thomas Joseph Smith of New York, NY Matthew Patrick Nolan Smith and his wife Dr. Emily Johnston of Menlo Park, CA 4 Siblings: Susan Zabit of Tillson, NY Brian Smith of Hartsville, GA Timothy Smith of Tivoli, NY and Jennifer Barrett of Kingston, NY 5 Grandchildren: Rachel Smith Amiah Valdez Nataleigh Van Heusen Noah Smith Anabelle Smith 1 Great Grandson: Aiden Smith several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Bread of Life Health Clinic, P.O. Box 135, Montezuma, GA 31063. Watson-Mathews Funeral Home of Montezuma is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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