Margaret Katherine Smith

Augusta, GA – Margaret Katherine Smith, 88, wife of the late Walter Tex Smith, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 28, 2022, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Steve Pittman officiating.

Mrs. Smith, daughter of the late Rachel Starling Mayberry and John Albert Mayberry, was born in Summerdale, AL.

She was a retired Health Service Technician Lead where she was employed at Georgia Regional. She was also employed at St. Joseph Home Health Care and Family Care. She loved flowers, and she loved being with her family.

Mrs. Smith was a member of New Horizon Church of God. She also was a longtime member of Crawford Avenue Church of God. She sang and directed the choir at Trenton Church of God.

In addition to her husband, Walter “Smitty” Tex Smith, she was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Frances Marshon Odum, and her son in law, Charles Odum.

She is survived by her children, Terry Nix (Sharon), David Smith (Kathy), Rebecca Stewart (Kevin), Sheila Drunasky (Doug), Tena Taylor (James), and Juanita Biggs (Dave); her 13 grandchildren, 16 great- grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, T. J. Stevens, Tony Smith, Christopher Tatum, Scott Mills, Kenneth Suggs, and Sean Woods.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Seth Lawson, Carlton Hyman, Aaron Lawson, Jonathan Gwinn, David Gwinn, and Jerry Gwinn.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to PruittHealth Hospice of Augusta, 1220 Augusta West Parkway, Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends at 1:00 o’clock until time of service.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

2 responses to “Margaret Katherine Smith”

  1. Aunt Margaret we love you very much we’re you’re going to be Miss you are a wonderful lady rest in peace from the browns family Linda and Horace Brown I am Paul mayberry’s daughter

  2. My brother, Leon Mayberry (Pensacola) and sister, Louise Taylor (Bon Secour) were fortunate enough to be able to travel to Augusta to spend a little time with Aunt Margaret not long ago and it was such a special visit and loving time. We shared family histories, stories and the love the family shared for each other. My father, Thomas James Mayberry (Foley), Margaret’s brother passed away several years ago leaving Margaret as the sole surviving sibling. While we didn’t spend as much time with Aunt Margaret as life and distances from each other got in the way, we felt the good, the love for her direct family and her extended family and what a wonderful person she was during the recent visit. Rest in peace and God bless you and all of the family and out condolences go out to you all. We love you all.

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