Sarah Printup Smith

Born: Wed., Apr. 3, 1912
Died: Tue., Feb. 5, 2008

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Sarah Printup Smith, age 95, of Greensboro, GA, died Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at Willow Run Retirement Home. Born on April 3, 1912 in McDuffie County, Georgia she was the daughter of the late Billy Reuben Printup and Elizabeth Nichols Printup. She was procurement secretary for the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur D. Smith; her first husband Julian W. Phillips, Sr.; son, Michael Phillips; and siblings, Robert Printup, Mozelle Printup and Margaret Adams. She is survived by daughters Michaelle "Mickey" Skinner and husband Donald of the Liberty Community and Martha Ann Whitaker and husband Carlton E of Appling, GA; a son, Julian W. Phillips of El Cajon, CA; nine grandchildren, Mike Phillips, Rob Phillips, Carla Cato, Mark Whitaker, Lynn Facey, Alex Sanders, Pete Phillips, Scott Phillips and Buddy Phillips; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church, White Plains, GA with Rev. Edward A. Swehla officiating. Interment will follow at Dearing City Cemetery in Dearing, GA at 12:00 noon. Serving as pallbearers are Stewart Lord, Ryan Cato, Jordan Whitaker, Mark Whitaker, Alex Sanders and Gary Cato. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night at the funeral home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Liberty United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Ann Smith, 2491 Shiloh Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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David Hallman
   Posted Wed February 06, 2008
Mickey and Don, We are so sorry to hear about Mickey's mother. She will be greatly missed. Just wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers and our deepest sympathies to both of you. David and Jan Hallman, Josh and Robert

Kate Fisher
   Posted Thu February 07, 2008
I am so sorry for your loss. Sarah was such a sweet person and I am grateful that I got to know her through the Heart in Hand quilt group. I will keep her family in my prayers -that they will find comfort and peace. Love and God bless you, Kate