Rev. Edgar Smith

Rev. Edgar Smith, 83, of Clermont, GA, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 1, 2013.

Rev. Smith was a retired mechanic and had worked for Jessie D. Smith, in Gainesville, GA. He served as a pastor of Wauka Mountain Baptist Church, where he was a member, and at Dukes Creek Baptist Church and Philippi Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Guthier Smith, a former Huntington resident.

Additional survivors include a son, Jimmy Smith, of Clermont, GA; two daughters, Gayle Gordon and Janet Thomas, both of Clermont, GA; four stepdaughters, Anglia Williams, Jennifer Daualt, Laura Langsdale and Christina Garrett; a stepson, Dan Sinton; two sisters, Brenda Brown and Imogene Adams; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A service was held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, Clermont, GA. Rev. Dale Abernathy and Rev. Junior Abernathy officiated. Interment was at Wauka Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery.