Sylvia Joyce Smith, 82 of Rock Spring, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday March 23, 2021.
She was born in Chattanooga April 18, 1938 a daughter of the late Helen Ruth Worley Gay and adopted daughter of Hobert Gay. She had lived in Chattanooga, Rome and Rock Spring throughout her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe where she was a member of the Miriam Class.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years Gene Smith; sons, Douglas (Debra) Smith and Greg (Kelly) Smith; grandchildren, Autumn Smith, Brittany (Russ) Byrd, Thomas (Amy) LevinSmith and Brandon Smith; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Trinity and Olivia Byrd; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held 12 Noon Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jason Thomas officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends 10-12 Noon Thursday prior to the service at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
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