August 20, 1927 ~ September 16, 2022

Born in: Atlanta , Georgia
Resided in: Grayson, Georgia

Alberta Wilson Smith age 95 of Stone Mountain went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 16, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born at Grady Hospital on Saturday, August 20, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Edgar Francis Wilson and Mary Ella Hammock Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Riley Smith and her son, James Jr.

Alberta and family have made Stone Mountain their home for over 60 years. She began working at Stone Mountain Post Office on Saturday, August 13, 1966, and served the Stone Mountain community at the Stone Mountain post office for 33 years with a friendly smile and friendly demeanor. Alberta was an ambassador of good will and made friendships with people all over the world during her career with the post office. She officially retired on Friday, August 28, 2009. In addition to her official duties, Alberta volunteered countless hours to community affairs and benevolence for others through her membership with Pine Lake Baptist Church.

She was a member of the Red Hat Club, and a true Fashionista. She was also a world traveler and life of the party.

She is survived by her brother, Eugene Wilson and sister, Frances Baker; Children Yvonne, Carolyn, Regina, Tommy and Pam; 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 2PM at the Wages and Sons Funeral Home Stone Mountain Chapel with Dr. Dan Parker officiating, Internment will follow at the Decatur City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel two hours prior to the service on Sunday.


Visitation: September 25, 2022 12:00 pm - September 25, 2022 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Funeral Service: September 25, 2022 2:00 pm - September 25, 2022 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


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  1. CandleImageI will NEVER forget Ms. Alberta! She was a fire cracker and one of a kind! Dogwood Forest will not be the same without her. Our hearts are completely broken. We love you Alberta! Your crazy antics, stories, and phrases will live with me forever. I hope to be just like you when I’m 95!! We are sending our love and prayers to the family.

  2. CandleImageOh MY.. I am so deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your love one. I love Mrs. Alberta our honorary Red Hat Queen of The Wild Huckleberrries down in Valdosta, GA. We met Mrs. Alberta on the Sam’s Shortline train ride in Cordele, Ga. during one of our monthly outings of the Red Hat Society. You just couldn’t help but fall in LOVE with Mrs. Alberta. So FULL of jokes, silly, fun-loving, INSPIRING, YOUNG Energetic, just Beautiful inside and out. She visited a couple of our Red Hat gatherings and we made her a Honorary member. We love Mrs. Genia as well! Thanks for sharing her with us. She even let me drive her AWESOME car. What a dear and special lady that left an AMAZING LEGACY for all the ones that loved her. RIP my Precious FRIEND!!

  3. CandleImageIt was truly a pleasure working with you at Stone Mountain Post Office. I remember every morning you would say “Baby let me give
    you a hug”. Love you Mrs Alberta may you RIP.

  4. So sorry for your loss. I remember Alberta and Jimmy working together at the post office for so many years. Alberta use to come to our house and my mother had a beauty shop and would fix her hair! She was such a sweet lady and I know she will be missed. My prayers are with the family 🙏🏻

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