Lenora Smith

1930 ~ 2021 (age 90)

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Lenora Smith, age 90 of the Hazel Creek Community, Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.

Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on September 05, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Harold James & Martha Bertha Schmidt Smith. Lenora was retired from Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson Company) with over 45 years of dedicated service. She was a lifelong member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, worked with the ACTEENS, and enjoyed singing in the church choir. Although she never had children, Lenora lovingly helped raise many nieces and nephews as her own. In her spare time, she enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

In addition to her parents, Lenora was preceded in death by her sisters, Eugenie Burrell, Catherine Cantrell, & Louise Holcomb; nephews, David Cantrell & Keith Holcomb.

Survivors include her sister, Helen Smith of Mt. Airy, GA; brother & sister-in-law, Boyd & Floye Smith of Toccoa, GA; brother-in-law, Rev. Billy Burrell of Mt. Airy, GA; nieces & nephews, Neysa Joy Burrell, Denise Cantrell, Kevin & Julie Holcomb, Kim & Aundrea Cantrell, Chad & Doreen Smith, Brent & Crystal Holcomb; a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Billy Burrell & Rev. Scott Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour on Tuesday.

An online guest registry is available for the Smith family at

Flowers are accepted or the family requests that donations be made in memory of Lenora Smith to Gideon’s International c/o Habersham North Camp, P.O. Box 1855, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia.

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May 25, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
May 25, 2021

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
May 25, 2021

Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
243 Hazel Creek Church Road
Mt. Airy, GA 30563

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