70, Snead, died May 22, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Blount. He was married to Laura Ann Fountain Smart for 52 years, a member of Highmound Missionary Baptist Church, and was said to love his fellow man, a good auction, and his John Deere Gator. He was predeceased by parents Emmett Cecil and Kathleen Hastings Smart, brothers Clyde, Grady, and Jimmy Smart; sister Rosie Jones, and brother-in-law Marlin Fountain.
Surviving besides his wife are sons Bobby Ray Smart, Snead, Tom (Audra) Hudgins, Snead; daughter Sandy (Randy) McBrayer, Snead; 13 grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; siblings Janie Williams, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Joyce and Raymond Talley, Brooksville, Katie Hollis, Boaz, Jerry and Sarah Smart, Snead, Faye and Joel Kitchens, Social Circle, Ga.; sister-in-law Dorothy Smart, Snead.
David Jackson and Frankie Powell officiated the 2 p.m. service held May 25, at Mr. Smart’s church, with burial at the adjoining cemetery. Shawn Collins, Clint Collins, Bobby J. Smart, Jonathan Hannah, Hunter McBrayer, Tommy Hudgins, Scotty Hudgins, Ricky Hudgins, and Marcus Hudgins served as pallbearers. Snead Funeral Home directed.