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Garl T. Smith

October 3, 1928 — April 6, 2024

Stuart

Garl T. Smith

        Mr. Garl T. Smith, age 95 of Stuart, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2024, at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Patrick County on October 3, 1928, to the late Robert Jones Smith and Novia Lyon Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Madeline Fulcher Smith; one sister, Arlis Gay Smith; a son-in-law, Jerry Billings; and his fur baby, Maggie.  Garl served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Sara Lee.  He loved farming, which he officially retired from at age 85, fishing, and spending time with his family.  He was a member of Peters Creek Baptist Church.

        Surviving is three daughters and a son-in-law, Katherine “Kathy” Billings of Martinsville, Rebecca “Becky” and Junior Blevins of Bassett, Michelle McAlister of Stuart; eight grandchildren, Pamela Lamb, Gail Spence, Sam Blankenbaker, Pricilla Martin, Victoria McAlister, Creston McAlister, Jerry Wayne Billings, and Whitney Blevins; 12 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one niece, Mary Frances Russell of West Virginia; one nephew, William Edwin Stacks of Gainesville; and his special friend, Nancy Grant of Abingdon. 

        Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Pastor Terry Ragsdale officiating.  Burial will follow in the Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.  Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Delano Biggs, 8214 NC 89, Hwy W, Westfield, NC 27053.   Online condolences may be made to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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