Emmie "Libby" Elizabeth Smallwood, 81, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Magnolia Manor in Columbus, Georgia. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET at Colonial Funeral Home with Rev. Jody McAllister officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens in Phenix City, Alabama. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service from 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET at the funeral home.
Mrs. Smallwood was born August 29, 1939 to the late, John Anderson Watson and Mattie Florence Stephenson in Columbus, Georgia. She retired from Bibb Manufacturing Company after over 30 years of service. Mrs. Smallwood was a member of New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, where she also served as music director. She enjoyed camping, fishing and Alabama football. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Steve Smallwood; six brothers and five sisters.
Surviving are her brother, Leon Watson, Sr.; sister, Peggie Smith; nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
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