Obituary: Vernie M. Griner Smith
Mrs. Vernie M. Griner Smith, 67, died Friday, September 12, at South Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m., Friday, September 26 at New Testament Christian Center, 2558 E US Highway 90, Madison, FL. She was born July 29, 1947 in Ft. Pierce, Fl., and moved here in 1981. She was a member of Cherry Lake Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, William Thomas “Tommy” Smith, of Madison; one son, Bozo Smith, of Madison; four daughters: Kelly (Wesley) Atkins, of Madison; Kim Smith, of Madison; Kitty Smith, of Cherry Lake; and Keely Smith, of Madison; four grandchildren: Arturo “Bubba” Vasquez, Allegra Smith, Kristina Ferrell, and Bridgette Ferrell; and five great-grandchildren: Hayden Michael Johnson, Aria Vasquez, Meia Vasquez, Alicia Vasquez and Lydia Rose McKee. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert James Griner; mother, Malinda Lou Arnold Griner; brother, Robert James Griner, Jr.; and two sisters: Mary Lou Walker and Shirley Ann Hood.