Mr. Cecil Keithen Smith, age 54, of Cedartown, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018.  He was born on May 12, 1964, in Marrero, Louisiana.  He was the son of the late Cecil A. Smith and Ruby Lee Sherbert Smith.


Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Karon Kay Johnson Smith; step-daughter, Ashley Johns; half-sister, Judy Lipscomb Neff; grandchild, Mila Jewel Galvin; niece, Crystal Christian and nephew, William Helton.


Mr. Smith is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Tommy Lee Lipscomb and Shannon Weaver.


A celebration of life for Mr. Cecil Keithen Smith will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 on one o’clock in the afternoon in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Parris officiating.


Interment will follow in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery with full Masonic rites by the Caledonia Lodge #121.


The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Charlie Anderson, Randy Hulsey, Darrell Griffin, Tim Parker, Derrick Hulsey and Jeremy Weaver.  Honorary pallbearer will be Tray Drummond.


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The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mr. Cecil Keithen Smith.