May 3, 1938 ~ February 2, 2021

Born in: Phoenix City, AL
Resided in: Auburn, GA

Clara Annette Smith age 82 of Auburn, Ga. passed away on February 2, 2021.

She is preceded in death by her parents Mary Ellen Anthony and Warren A. Wyrick, her son Warren David Smith and her grandson Brandon Harper.

Annette was born in Phenix City, AL. on May 3, 1938 to Mary Ellen Anthony and Warren A. Wyrick. Her family eventually relocated to Columbus, GA.where she and her sister Brenda (Joe) Ritch grew up. She attended Jordan High School and played the flute in the band. She graduated from there in the Spring of 1956. On September 1, 1956 she married her high school sweet heart Joel D. Smith. They were married for 62 years. They had 4 children, Warren David Smith, Joel Ray (Debby) Smith, Melanie R. Smith and Lisa S. (Jimmy) Burton. She also had 2 nieces Joellyn (Matthew) Story and Valerie (Curt) Mansell. She worked for the State of Georgia for 23 years and at Envormental Health for 8 years where she retired.

She had 9 grandchildren Amanda M. (Trey) Perry, Melissa D. (Vess) Manning, Micki M. ( Matthew) Newton, Jessica R. ( Ben) Musgrove, Joel D. ( Brenda) Smith, Brandon Harper, Alison B. Burton, Amanda M. Black, Matthew J. ( Mandi) Burton. And 18 great-grandchildren Buster Perry, Joshua Perry, Lily Perry, Khloeigh Manning, Roxy Manning, Allie Grace Newton, Hayden Bree Newton, Nathan Harper, Kate Musgrove, Amelia Musgrove, Emma Musgrove, Gavin Poss , Kadin Poss , Melanie Smith, Raylin Craig , McKenna Craig, Mckenzie Burley, Addison Black and Brady Jackson. She had 1 great- grand niece Sophia Mansell. and 2 great- grand nephews Sawyer Story and Mason Mansell.

She attended church at First Baptist Carl. Loved to spend her days laughing with family and friends. Could grow any flower known to man. And ended every phone call with ” I Love you and come by and see me”

She is greatly loved and will be deeply missed.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:30PM on Saturday February 6, 2021 at First Baptist Carl with Funeral service to follow at 1:30PM.

Family requests that all in attendance please wear masks.

In Lieu of food and flowers the family is asking that donations to be made to First Baptist Carl.


Visitation: February 6, 2021 12:00 pm - February 6, 2021 1:30 pm

First Baptist Church of Carl
588 Carl Bethlehem Road
Auburn, GA 30011

Funeral Service: February 6, 2021 1:30 pm - February 6, 2021 2:30 pm

First Baptist Church of Carl
588 Carl Bethlehem Road
Auburn, GA 30011

Auburn City Cemetery

Auburn, GA

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  1. I hope the prayers of friends will help you thru this difficult time. Us Rogers kids know exactly how you feel. We love you all.

  2. CandleImageOh my sweet, beautiful momma. I am lost without you already but it has been such a blessing to hear from everyone that loved you just as our family does. We will miss you forever and the pain will never go away but you prepared us our whole life to deal whatever comes our way and we thank you for that. Rest In Peace, momma, because there is no more pain in your little body that God has not taken away. We love you, we are lost but we will take care of of daddy just like you did. All my love to you and I miss you!

  3. A beautiful sweet lady who will be so missed. She always had a smile for everyone. I hope she’s found Nanny and Pat. Love you Lisa Burton ❤

  4. CandleImageA True Southern Bell who had the Greatest sense of humor. Her and David will be reunited. Prayers to all the Family.

    Angie Smith

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