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Vivian Chamblee Smith

December 6, 1942 ~ March 27, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Vivian Chamblee Smith Obituary

Vivian Chamblee Smith, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Born in Hall County, Georgia on December 06, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Hodge & Stella Belle Reed Chamblee. Vivian was a shop supervisor with Kraft Foods with many years of dedicated service. Following retirement, she and her husband, Virgil made Habersham County their home for the last 22 years. In her spare time, Vivian enjoyed playing cards and slots, trips to the beach, bird watching, as well as feeding her animals, especially the deer. Most of all, she loved spending precious time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant sons, Ricky Darrell Smith & Dennis Scott Smith; brothers, Bill Chamblee, Bob Chamblee, Cline Chamblee, Hillary “Duck” Chamblee; sisters, Annie Garmon & Gwendolyn Belle McClain.

Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years, Virgil Vanderbilt Smith, Jr. of Cornelia, GA; children, Darrell & Brenda Smith of Grayson, GA; Deana & Tim Brown of Suwanee, GA; Sandy Smith & Angela Holley of Douglasville, GA; Randy & Tami Smith of Ball Ground, GA; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with Mr. Frank Ferrer officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

An online guest registry is available for the Smith family at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256  

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March 30, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
March 30, 2023

3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
March 30, 2023

Hillside Gardens Cemetery, Clarkesville, Georgia


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