Alvin James Smith, age 80, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in a local health care facility.

Mr. Smith was born August 18, 1937 in Heflin, Alabama, a son of the late Hugh Smith and Eunice Ballinger Smith. He was retired from Inland of Rome.

Survivors include his wife, Betty McNew Smith; son, Steve (LaJeana) Smith, Centre, Ala.; daughters, Marlene (John) Turner, Rome; Lynn (Rick) LaFrance, Jacksonville, Fla.; Cindy Cartwright, Rome; sister, Rosa Terhune, Rome; ten grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside and interment services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery with Reggie Terhune and the Rev. Jerry Dudley officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Friday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, Ga. 30165.

Please visit our website, www.goodshepherdfh.net, to post your tributes.

Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Please visit our website, www.goodshepherdfh.net, to post your tributes.

Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.