2009-05-14 / Obituaries


Mary Geneva Casteel Smith, 65, of Grove Hill died May 6, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Aug. 11, 1943 in Vineland. She was a member of Goodhope Baptist Church. She was a former RSVP coordinator. Children were special to her and she took care of many and loved them like they were her own.

Survivors include her husband, Alexander L. Smith, Grove Hill; one son, Ken (Shelby) Smith, Fulton; two daughters, Denise Smith, Karla Smith, both of Grove Hill; two brothers, Harold Casteel, Charles Casteel, both of Grove Hill; one sister, Jane Baugh, Grove Hill.

The service was May 8 at 11 a.m. with Revs. Leon Harrison and James Morgan officiating. Burial was in the Goodhope Baptist Church Cemetery in Grove Hill. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Johnny Pugh, Kipper Presley, Kevin Jordan, Neal Taylor, Daniel Baugh and Buddy Casteel.

Honorary pallbearers were Robert Autrey, Bernard Baugh, Ethan Autrey, Josh Baugh, Derrick Autrey, Micah Autrey, Chris Baugh and Brett Rush.


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