The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 11, 2013

Marcia Smith

— The funeral for Marcia Lynn Smith, 54, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Spry Funeral Home. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Marcia Smith died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

She was born Nov. 2, 1958, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Lindsay Lane Baptist Church.

Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, James Earl and Douglas Smith; and brothers, Ronnie Smith and Donnie Smith.

Survivors include brothers, Lewis Smith and wife Sharon of Salem, Mike Smith and Betty Ferrell Smith of Athens.

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