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(Updated) Mark Anthony Smith

Mark Anthony Smith, age 55 of Trion, passed away at his home in Trion on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was a longtime resident of Martin Dale Road in the LaFayette Area and was of the Full Gospel Faith. Mark enjoyed being outdoors, either fishing, hunting, camping or just a relaxing swim. He was a self employed heavy equipment operator for many years and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, who will be greatly missed. Mark was preceded in death by his parents, John F. Smith and Robertine Martin Smith and siblings, Shelby Williams, Mary Smith, Raymond “Ray” Smith, John C. Smith, James W. “Bud” Smith and Robert Smith. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Hines Smith, children, Mark A. “Tony” (Alicia “Kris”) Smith II of LaFayette, and Trisha R. (Brandon) Whitley of Chickamauga, step-children, Bobby J. (Mary) Hines of Summerville and Ricky L. (Renee) Hines of Trion, sisters, Frances Parker, Charlotte (Wendell) Hamilton, Peggy (Jerry) Farner, Martha Millican and Carol (James) Dodson all of LaFayette, brother, Emmet (Patsy) Smith of Villanow, grandchildren, Kadin, Prezleight, Branklye, Colton, Zander and Nathan J., and several nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-LaFayette Chapel.