Mary Smart

    Mary Evelyn Smart, 72, of Hayesville, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at North East Georgia Medical Center.
    She was the daughter of the late Richard Benjamin and Ola Phillips Moss. She worked for the Clay County School System. Mary was a member of Downings Creek Baptist Church. She also enjoyed arranging flowers and crafts.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Carroll Smart; sisters, Wanda Hogsed, Lois “Chic” Ledford, Velma Gribble and Lorene Hall and brother, Ophar Moss.
    She is survived by her daughter, Christi Leigh Hughes and husband Stacy Hughes; grandson, Isaiah Samuel Hughes; brothers, JC and Everett Moss; and sisters, Murrell and Brenda Rogers.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday July 14, 2018, at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home chapel in Hayesville. The Revs. J. Richard Rogers III “Trey” and Denny Moss officiated.
    Burial was in the Oak Forest United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny Hall, Tim Barrett, Eric Rogers, Bengy Rogers, Chuck Rogers, Barry Rogers, Rex Ledford and Tony Ledford.
    The family received friends from noon-2 p.m. Saturday July 14, 2018, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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