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. www.firstbaptistcarl.org