Douglas "Keith" "Red" Smith, 71, of Sumner passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019. His funeral service was held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with the Rev. Terron Stonecypher officiating. Mr. Smith was laid to rest at Sumner Cemetery.
The American Legionnaires served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Bryant Ray Alligood and Massey Cole Franks.
Born August 9, 1947 in Worth County, Mr. Smith was the son of the late Verna Lee Smith and Rebecca Lenora Clark Massey. He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Christopher Keith Oates. He was retired and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the American Legion and had served as President of the American Legion Riders and was a member of the Tifton Veterans Museum.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Jennifer Juanita Thompson Smith of Sumner; two daughters and one son-in-law, Donna Kaye and Obbie Lee Grant, Jr. of Sumner and Pebbles Lenora Smith of Ellaville; two sons, Brandon James Alligood of Lake City, Florida and Bryant Ray Alligood of Monroe; one brother, Sergeant Walter Gerald Carter, Retired of Anniston, Alabama; three sisters, Deborah Davis of Albany, Ginger Bridges of Poulan and Lynn Brown of Thomasville; five grandchildren , Rebecca Elizabeth Robertson, Massey Cole Franks, Michaela Marie Harris, Sierra Rose Harris and Sienna Rain Harris; and two great-grandchildren, Jaylen Malique Toles and Mirror Aubriella Sand.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation at; the Colon Cancer Coalition at; or the Childhood Cancer Foundation at
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at Services for the Smith family were under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on July 2, 2019


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