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George “Sonny” Smith

George L. “Sonny” Smith, 80, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at his home.

He was a member of Dunlap First Baptist Church, retired from Dupont, Past Master Dunlap Lodge #693 F.& A.M., loving husband, father and grandfather.

   He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Peggy Swanger Smith; two children, Kim (Charlie Mac) Girdley and Anthony (Theresa) Smith, both of Dunlap; three grandchildren, Frankie (Lindsey) Smith, Oak Harbor, Washington, Blake (Miranda) Smith, Dunlap, and Brooklyn Girdley (Julian) Cosner, Knoxville; three great-grandchildren, Abel, Knox, and Raulston Smith; brother, G.C. Smith, Dunlap; and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 12 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bill Wolfe officiating. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap.

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