Mary Lorena Smith Keith, age 91, a long-time resident of the Pennville Community in Summerville, G passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at Shepherd Hill Nursing Home.
She was born in Catoosa County GA, September 30, 1917 daughter of the late Charles Calvin Smith and Laura Dailcy Smith. She also the adopted daughter of the late George and Leah Dietz Smith. She was a member of the Pennville Missionary and Alliance Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Phillip Keith; one brother, George Dailcy Smith and two sisters, Ruth Smith Keith and Velma Smith Davis.Mrs. Davis is survived by one son, Rev. Charles Edwin Keith (Elsie) of LaFayette, GA; one daughter, Carolyn Williams (Jimmie) of Summerville, GA; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Rachel Gregory of Signal Mountain, TN; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 11am, from the chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Chaplain Mark Atwood officiating. Interment will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens.Mrs. Keith will lie-in-state, Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friend from 6 to 8pm.
Pallbearers will be nephews; honorary pallbearers will be AA & Alanon members. They are asked to assemble by 10:30 at the funeral home on Thursday.Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mary Lorena Smith Keith who passed away on Tuesday.