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Mr. Herman Smith of Decatur passed Friday, March 9, 2018.  Services Monday, March 19, 2018 11 AM Greater Traveler's Rest, The House of Hope 4650 Flat Shoals Pkwy Decatur  Interment Greenwood Cemetery.  Viewing Sunday 12-6 PM.  

Herman Smith, Jr. was born to the late Cornelia Leak and Herman Smith, Sr. February, 24, 1947 in Trafford Alabama.

Herman graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia and attended the Atlanta Barber and Beauty College.   He served in the United States Army and was Honorably discharged as a Vietnam Veteran.

Herman and Juanita was joined in marriage June 2, 1970.  Their union was blessed with a son, Herman Smith III who preceded him in death.  He was employed by Marta and General Motors Assembly Plant at Lakewood and retired with 30 years of service.  He was an active member of the United Auto Workers Local Number 34.  He enjoyed Bass Fishing and had a passion for cars.

Herman was called home on March 9, 2017 with his wife and loving family surrounding him.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Ulysses Leak, Larry Smith and Sherman Smith and sister, Velma Leak Nash.

He leave to cherish his memories his loving wife, Juanita; son, Larry Elder, Jr.; Daughter-in Law, Lisa Smith; Two Grandsons, Aaron Yarborough and Jairett Smith; Three Granddaughters, Taylor Elder, Tori Elder and Nia Elder; One Great-Granddaughter, Cameron Green, Six Sisters, Marion Ford, Hattie Smith, Patricia Smith, Ella Smith-Wren, Yvonne Leak and Marshall Smith; Three Brothers, Govan Emerson, Amos Smith and Warren Smith; Mother-in-Law, Mrs. Mary M. Wright; Four Sisters-in-law, Carolyn Wright Ware, Patricia Wright-Cotton, Angela Wright and Rose Smith;  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving relatives and friends.

Haugabrooks Funeral Home 404 522 8217

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  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Haugabrooks Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018
    Dear Family, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Almighty God will soon resurrect those who have died. (Daniel 12:2) May you have the utmost confidence in all that He promises. (Titus 1:2)
    ~ Michelle
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    I am sorry for the loss of your love one. may Jehovah the God of all comfort bring you comfort at this time. john 5:28,29. Acts 24:15. Revelation 21:4. I do hope these word will sooth some of the pain.
    ~ Vernell Batts   Scotland Neck, NC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    To the Smith family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you. I am so sorry for your loss. The loss of a loved brings us feelings of anguish and grief, but you can find comfort and hope in God’s Word, the Bible. John 5:28, 29 says, "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." What this can mean for you is a real hope of being reunited with your dear loved ones in a Paradise on earth where "death is no more." (Revelation 21:3, 4)
    ~ Brittany   IL
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Mr. Smith and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of sorrow.(Psalms 46:1)
    ~ P. Watts   GA
  • Monday, March 19, 2018
    My deepest sympathy to the family. He will be missed
    ~ Pam Johnson   Douglas, GA