First Posted: 1/15/2009
Earie Smith, 80, of 602 S. Hill St., Elizabethtown, died Monday at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church, the Rev. Frank Pone officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are his wife Odessa McKoy Smith; seven sons, Earic Smith of Newport News, Va., Jerry Smith, Grady Smith and Timothy Smith, all of Elizabethtown, Carey Smith of Stafford, Va., Freddie Smith of Goldsboro and Tyrone Smith of Riverdale, Md.; two daughters, Dienice Johnson and Teresa Smith, both of Elizabethtown; a sister, Cornela Burnette of California; 25 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at Carter Funeral Home of Garland.