A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Burial will follow Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt, Zion Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Dennis was born in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia on May 17, 1957 to the late Clisbert Smith and Mattie Greene Smith. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred Douglas Smith and Marvin Smith. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County. He was a 1974 graduate of the historic John Lewis High School. Following graduation he attended South Georgia Vocational School earning a certificate in Business Administration. At an early age he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savoir and joined the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ellaville, Georgia.
Dennis was employed with Wal-Mart Supercenter in Americus, Georgia as a Stocker for over 18 years. He loved landscaping and spending time with family and friends. He was a very thoughtful and caring individual.
He leaves to cherish his memories: seven siblings, Ann Westberry, Columbus, Georgia, James A. Smith (Earnestine) and Danny G. Smith both of Ellaville, Georgia, Beatrice Storey and Bobby Smith both of Atlanta, Georgia, Shirley Taylor (Kenneth) and Hazel Smith Hawkins both of Fayetteville, Georgia; aunt and uncle; Cassie Floyd (Homer), Americus, Georgia and Caleb Greene; sister-in-law, Helen Smith; a host of caring nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.