George Robert Smith | 1953-2013

Published Saturday, June 29, 2013

George Robert Smith

George Robert Smith, 59, a manager at Alvord Truck Stop, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Decatur.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with Steven Bernard officiating. Burial is at Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Franklin, Jason Michael, Toby Sanford, Andrew Franklin, Robert Gonzalez and Johnny Wise. Honorary pallbearer is Dale Dishman.

George was born Dec. 24, 1953, in Atlanta, Ga., to Charlie Lawrence and Peggy Lou (Hardin) Smith. He married Gladys Ann Moss Nov. 16, 1973, in Decatur.

He is survived by his wife, daughters Bonnie Dishman and husband, Dale, of Jacksboro and Peggy King of Decatur; granddaughters Danika, Liberty, Elizabeth and Emily; sisters Nora Montgomery of Lindale, Charlene Archa and husband, Jess, of Eula, Betty Taylor, and Debbie Sanford and husband, Mike, both of Decatur; brother Enoch Teague and wife, Runa, of Plano, Ill.; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

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