Female Korean War Veteran, Shirley Smith, Passes Away

Smith served with the US. Navy; the funeral service is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8.

Shirley Rutland Smith, age 77, of Snellville, passed away February 4, 2013. 

Mrs. Smith served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. She was a member of the Redeemer Orthodox Presbyterian Church and was a loving homemaker.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Michael Whelan of Snellville, Darilyn and Andrew Moore of Snellville, Lisa and Karl Kuchta of Spruce Pine, NC, Rebekah Holcomb of Atlanta, Kathleen and Douglas Wintemute of Lawrenceville; son and daughter-in-law, Pressley E. and Carolyn Smith, IV of Snellville; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

A Funeral Service Celebrating the Life of Shirley Smith will be held Friday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Deacon Richard Hastings officiating.  Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens.  The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m., at the funeral home. 

Those desiring may make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Cancer Research, in memory of Shirley Rutland Smith.  

Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company” Snellville Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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