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Mrs. Marie Dunahoo Smith

Mrs. Marie Dunahoo Smith, 78, of Jonesboro, passed away Nov. 5, 2012. She was a retired teacher from the Clayton County School System. She loved children as she taught at Tara Elementary School in the third grade for 19 years. Mrs. Smith’s main love in life was her family. She was a member of the Winder Chapter of the Eastern Star and a member of the Red Hatters Society. She liked to travel, read, and was a wonderful seamstress. Her college major was home economics. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by a sister.

She is survived by her husband, Winston; children; Duane (Cindy) Smith, of Hampton, Steve (Jody) Smith, of Orchard Hill, Terry (June) Smith, of Monroe, Winn (Scott) Skipper, of McDonough, three brothers, one sister, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior the service. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 56566, Atlanta, Ga. 30343. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.