Reverend Ivers Lewis Smith, Jr., age 91, of Temple, Georgia, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020. He was born November 4, 1929, in Carrollton, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Ivers Lewis Smith, Sr. and the late Mrs. Christine Eskew Smith. Reverend Ivers was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Lockheed as an aircraft painter. Reverend Ivers pastored for over 40 years at Landmark Holiness Church. He loved missionary work all around the world. At home, Reverend Ivers enjoyed gardening, canning, and working with his tractor.
In addition to his parents, Reverend Ivers was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Dial Smith; his daughter, Joyce Horne; and his sisters, Betty Padgett and Barbara Cook. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Brother Roger Luke of Cartersville, Georgia and Deborah and Steve Willingham of Wray, Georgia; his son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Marion Smith of Broxton, Georgia; his sister, Elaine Jiles of Carrollton; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Malcom and Doris Smith of Villa Rica, Hubert and Shirley Smith of Newnan, Jimmy and Carol Smith of Carrollton and Charles and Brenda Smith of Lowell; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and several nephews.
Private family-only funeral services will be conducted and interment will take place in Meadowbrook Memory Gardens on Hickory Level Road in Villa Rica, Georgia.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica is in charge of the arrangements. 770-459-3694
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