Mrs. Barbara Ann Smith, age 83 of Rome, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021, in a local nursing facility.
Mrs. Smith was born in Marietta, GA on June 6, 1938, daughter of the late Everett Cecil Rainey and the late Mary Frances Goss Atkins. She retired from the Kroger Food Company after several years of service. She was a member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church. She was a long-time member of the Acworth Order of the Eastern Star # 455 where she was honored to serve as Worthy Matron in 1989. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Carrigan Smith, Jr., by 2 brothers, Jack Rainey and Mike Rainey, by a sister, Hazel Hefner, and by her son-in-law, Jimmy Kindred.
Survivors include her children: Marie Kindred, Rome, Thomas Henley (Janice), Waco, TX, William Henley (Krista), Walhalla, SC, Scott Smith, Akron, OH, Shannon Smith, Ewa Beach HI, and Shanie McCarty (Victor), Marietta, GA; 2 brothers, Everett Cecil Rainey, Jr., Wedowee, AL, Jeff Rainey, Calhoun GA; 4 sisters, Yvonne Goss (Rev. Ronald), Calhoun, GA, Kathy Long (Raymond), Rydal, GA, Lynn Gallman (Harold), Calhoun, GA, Ellen Lee (Mark), Calhoun, GA,; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at the Cedar Creek Baptist Church. The Rev. Gregg Free and the Rev. Ronald Goss will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Winkenhoffer Pine Ridge Memorial Park, Kennesaw, GA.
Mrs. Smith will lie in state at the church on Thursday from 10am until time for the service.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at the church and include: Jesse Kindred, Reuben Kindred, John Woodard, J. R. Woodard, Victor McCarty and Shelby Henley.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel has charge of the funeral arrangements.