Linda Carol Garner Smith, 75, of Phenix City, Alabama passed away Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Parkwood Health Care in Phenix City, Alabama. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET at Colonial Funeral Home with Jeff Peterson officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET at the funeral home. Pallbearers will include Robert Weaver, Vic Perriera, Chris Newman, Steven Beasley, Richard McArthur, Kenneth Arnold, Nick Moss, and Paul Peterson, Jr.
Mrs. Smith was born March 23, 1947 to the late, Wilburn Lee Garner and Gladys Mae Sauls in Goldsboro, North Carolina. She enjoyed attending Church, coloring, playing games, sitting outside and playing with her dogs. Mrs. Smith also loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by one son, Terry Wayne Smith.
Surviving are her loving husband of 45 years, James Smith; son, Charles Keith Smith; daughters, Janie Ann Mathis and Deedee Perriera (Vic); grandchildren, Courtney Leigh Smith Weaver (Robert), Brittany Diane Smith, James Sanders (Tabitha), and Chris Newman; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brantley, Emilie, Kemper, Lucas, Rosaley, Millie, and Carson; one sister, Paula Kay Shehane; and very special best friend, Mavis Helms.