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George Robert Smith, 59, a manager at Alvord Truck Stop, went to be with our Lord, Tuesday, June 26, 2013, in Decatur. The funeral service was at 10 a.m., Monday, July 1, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Chapel with Steven Bernard officiating. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. Pallbearers include Bobby Franklin, Jason Michael, Toby Sanford, Andrew Franklin, Robert Gonzalez, Johnny Wise. Honorary pallbearer is Dale Dishman. George was born Dec. 24, 1953, in Atlanta, Ga. to Charlie Lawrence and Peggy Lou (Hardin) Smith. He was united in marriage to Gladys Ann Moss, Nov. 16, 1973, in Decatur. Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 39 years, Gladys Smith of Decatur; two daughters, Bonnie Dishman and husband, Dale of Jacksboro and Peggy King of Decatur; four granddaughters, Danika, Liberty, Elizabeth and Emily; four sister, Nora Montgomery of Lindale, Texas, Charlene Archa and husband, Jess of Eula, Texas, Betty Taylor and Debbie Sanford and husband, Mike, both of Decatur; brother, Enoch Teague and wife, Runa of Plano, Ill.; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.