Rev. Robert C. Smallwood age 94 of Lilburn passed away November 20, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 76 years Helen Smallwood; son, Gary Smallwood and his wife Shirley of Snellville, GA; daughter, Jan Britt and her husband Jimmy of Martin, GA; son, Chris Smallwood and his wife Lisa of Murfreesboro, TN; 7 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Rev. Smallwood served many churches through his ministry including Collins Hill Baptist, Lawrenceville Second Baptist, Yellow River Baptist, Shady Grove Baptist, Rocky Branch Baptist, Gleaners Baptist, Ebenezer Baptist, Bible Baptist, Calvary Baptist and Harvest Baptist; he retired from Corinth Baptist Church a. A funeral service will be held Friday, November 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. Dr. Don Richards and Rev. Steven Smallwood will officiate. Burial will follow Melwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Rev. Smallwood’s memory to Hope Baptist Church 8 Pleasant Hill Church Rd. Winder, GA 30680. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at Wages & Sons Funeral Home Stone Mountain Chapel 1040 Main St. Stone Mountain, GA 30086 770-469-9811.

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  1. I am so sorry for your Families loss. So many memories of him from my childhood of visiting Shady Grove. He was one of the best. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  2. Mr. Smallwood was such a kind and humble man of God. Heaven has gained a faithful servant. My thoughts and prayers are with the Smallwood family.

  3. I love you so much Papa!! I miss you dearly!! Not sure if they have cars in heaven but if they do try not to drive so fast up there. 😉. You were the best grandfather I could have ever asked for and I’m so proud to be your granddaughter. I’ll see you again someday.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. But this is not the time for sadness, but rejoicing for he will be with his Lord now! Prayers for comfort going up!

  5. Prayers for your family as you celebrate a life well lived for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May you find comfort in Him.

  6. Pastor Smallwood was a mighty good humble and God serving Man. He was loved by everyone he came in contact with.. He is now in wrapped in heavens peace..

  7. Bro Smallwood was a great Sunday School teacher a great person to be around. I loved him and his dear wife Helen. They were always such a blessing to me.

  8. What a legacy you are left! I know you must be proud of the life he lived for the Lord! Prayers for
    you all as you face days without him. May you have God’s peace that passes understanding knowing one day you will
    be with him again in our Heavenly Home!

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