Mary Jane Smith
September 2, 1938 – May 18, 2021

Graveside funeral services for Mary Jane Smith, 82, of Ochlocknee, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 21, 2021, at Pine Forest Baptist Church Cemetery, Ochlocknee, GA.  Rev. Stacey Williamson will officiate.  Mrs. Smith passed away at home on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 with her family by her side.

Active pallbearers will be: sons, Craig Smith, Destin Smith; grandsons, Scott Douglas, Sean Douglas; and son-in-law, Matthew Garrison.  Honorary pallbearer will be Hunter Garrison.

Mrs. Smith was born on September 2, 1938, in Kingsport, TN, to the late Wright and Dorothy Vaughn.  On November 22, 1966 she married Clarence Smith who survives.  She worked as a typesetter for the Washington Post in the 1960’s until she became a mother in 1968, and then she decided to stay home and care for her children.

Survivors include: her husband of 54 years, Clarence Smith of Ochlocknee, GA; sons, Craig Smith of Ochlocknee, GA, Destin Smith (Roma) of Austin, TX; daughter, Cynthia Garrison (Matt) of League City, TX; grandsons, Scott Douglas (Callen) of Houston, TX, Sean Douglas (Teresa) of Austin, TX, Hunter Garrison of League City, TX; brother, Ray Vaughn (Jean) of Atlanta, GA; and nieces, Tracy Vaughn Green (Colin) of Atlanta, GA, Karen Vaughn Hayes (Ed) of Atlanta, GA.

She was preceded in death by; her parents, Wright and Dorothy Vaughn; and her brother, Paul Vaughn.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Smith’s memory to: Pine Forest Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 435 Pine Forest Road, Ochlocknee, GA 31773.

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