(BOWDON, Ga.) Era Maude Smith, 94 of Bowdon, Ga., died May 24, 2020.

The funeral will be at Bowdon Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 27, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Bowdon City Cemetery. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to observe proper social distancing procedures.

She was born May 19, 1926, in Randolph County, Ala., to the late Bertha and Lamon Cunningham. Mrs. Smith was an active member of Bowdon Baptist Church for many years, singing in the choir, teaching Sunday school and various other activities. After retiring from Lamar Manufacturing, she found time to expand her beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. She also found pleasure in traveling and camping.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of 73 years, Lindsey Smith; son, Larry Smith (Gail); sisters, Mary Tarpley (Lynn), Jean Cook (Clyde) and Jeanette Lowery (Jimmy); and brothers, Robert Cunningham (Betty), Joel Cunningham, Rendel Cunningham (Judy) and Lester Cunningham (Ranee). She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Gertrude Parmer (Ralph), Edward Cunningham (Sarah), Cloie Noles (David) and Earl Cunningham (Mavis).

Rainwater Funeral Home, Bowdon.

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