Anna Jane (Douthit) SmithMay 15, 1932 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 85)
Anna Jane Smith, 85, of Franklin, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Blairsville, GA. She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late David Lendsey Douthit and Addie Lou Davis Douthit. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Smith. She had a dairy farm with her late husband, and had also worked as a seamstress. Mrs. Smith enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers and attending White Oak Baptist Church. She also enjoyed her family of nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her sisters‑in‑law, Ruth Douthit of Blairsville, GA, Betty Gregory and Blanche Morgan both of Franklin, NC; niece, Marlene Wimpey, great‑nieces, Dena Wimpey Hutson, Jennifer Fletes and Jill Bell; great‑great‑nephews, Connor and Davis Wimpey, Owen and Dylan Fletes, and Christopher Bell; great‑great‑nieces, Cheyenne and Chelsee Hutson, Olivia Wimpey, and Lauren Bell. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, James Nuel Douthit and Hubert Douthit, and great‑nephew, Harold Dean Wimpey, II.
A funeral service will be held Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory, with Rev. S. J. Waters officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Brown, Kevin Hutson, Dena Hutson, Luis Fletes, Brock Kelley and Andrew Collins. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Smith family. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.