U. Vee Petty Smith, 85, of Powder Springs, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1927 in Atlanta, the daughter of the late Snowdy Guy Petty and the late Louella Scroggins Petty. She married James Thad Smith on April 24, 1944 in Douglasville. She retired from SunTrust Bank and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Thad Smith; sister, Mattie Morris; and brothers, James Ernest Petty, Thomas “Gene” Petty and Harold Dean “Shorty” Petty, Sr.
She is survived by her daughters and a son-in-law, Pat Minor of Powder Springs and Brenda and Ron Benallo of Wedowee, AL; sons and daughters-in-law, Wendell “Bo” Smith of Powder Springs, Alan and Judy Smith of Hiram, and Steve and Karen Smith of Plant City, FL; sisters, Winnie Hunter of Powder Springs and Bobbie Jean Grantham of Villa Rica; brother and sister-in-law, Linnie and Eleanor Petty of Powder Springs; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family received friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel Saturday, Dec. 22. Funeral Services were conducted Sunday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with Rev. Lamar Rackley and Rev. Lee Lawrence officiating.
Interment will followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Douglasville is in charge of arrangements. For more informtion, call 770-942-2311.