Funeral Services for Ms. Elaine "Ladygal" Smith, will be held on Monday December 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Shiloh Baptist Church 122 Hooks Street Gordon, Georgia. Interment will follow at Ramah Cemetery in Gordon. Pastor Kendrick K. Mack, Sr. will officiate.
Elaine Smith was born on October 12, 1950, to the late Mr. Willie James Smith and Mrs. Odessa Anderson Smith. She was preceded in death by her son, Gary Wayne Smith, of Gordon, GA; her brother, Gary Smith, of Atlanta, GA; and her sister, Gwendolyn S. Adside, of Gordon, GA. Elaine, affectionately known as “Ladygal”, received her education through the Wilkinson County Public School System. Later in life, she worked for the Wilkinson County Service Center, where she worked for more than 20 years, until her health no longer allowed her to do so. On December 13, 2016, Elaine transitioned from this world, leaving behind all of its pains.
Elaine “Ladygal” Smith leaves to celebrate her life: a devoted, life-long friend, Mr. Charles E. White; her loving children, Calvin A. Smith, Cedrick Smith (Jemima), of Macon, GA, Shedrick Smith, of Royston, GA, Christopher Smith (April), and Tamara Smith, all of Gordon, GA; two devoted sisters, Gloria Burke, of Somerset, NJ, and Nancy White, of Gordon, GA; a loving brother, Willie James Smith Jr. (Rhoda), of Gordon, GA; one brother-in-law, Mr. Curtis Adside, of Gordon, GA; one sister-in-law, Beverly Burke Smith, of Atlanta, GA; three aunts, Lucille Gail (Larry) and Anniejean Fields, both of Macon, GA, and Thelma Burke, of Gordon, GA; nine grandchildren, Spc. Deshavon Edmonds (of the U. S. Army, currently serving in Iraq), Jamecia Wilkerson, Diamond Smith, Khirstyn Smith, Marquavious Jones, Adyria Smith, Jallen Jones, Omari Rucker, and Cameron Jones; a devoted friend/cousin, Glorestine Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who will forever cherish her lively and upbeat personality and smile.
Ms. Smith will be placed in the sanctuary of Shiloh Baptist Church one hour prior to service hour. Family will receive friends at her residence 249 Gray Highway Apartment C-10 in Gordon, Georgia. Viewing will be held at Wilkinson County Memorial Chapel on Sunday December 18, 2016 from 12:00 Noon til 8:00 pm. Wilkinson County Memorial Chapel 142 Wriley Road Irwinton has charge of arrangements.