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Helen Smythe

February 09,1923 – November 09,2012

Obituary for Helen Smythe

Mrs. Helen Frances McCollum Smythe, age 89, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at Wellstar Tranquility Hospice. She was born February 9, 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia the daughter of the late Hope Thrasher McCollum, Sr. and the late Mrs. Bernice Thomason McCollum. She worked at C & S Bank and later retired from Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (now known as the North American Mission Board). She was a member of the First Baptist Church Lithia Springs. She enjoyed baking, catering, painting and quilting. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Stockton Smythe on December 27, 2007. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karol and Michael Standridge of McDonough; son, Kevin Smythe; two grandchildren, Paige and Wayne Richey of California and Brandon Standridge and fiancé, Brittny Wood of McDonough. The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel, Monday, November 12, 2012 from 11:00 AM until the 1:00 PM funeral hour. Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, November 12, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin McKoy and Dr. Marion Beaver officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery. The following will serve as pallbearers: Brandon Standridge, Greg “Dub” Lamb, Terry Redwine, Steve Eller and Gary Eller. 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. 770-942-2311

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