Mr. Alfred J. “Smitty” Smits, age 65, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 11, 2005. Surviving are his: Wife of 40 years: Mrs. Diane Smits, Sugar Hill, GA; Daughter and Son-In-Law: Kimberly and Robert Mendez, Cumming, GA; Son and Daughter-In-Law: Derek and Christine Smits, Woodstock, GA; 2 Grandsons: Duncan Smits, Woodstock, GA; Blake Smits, Woodstock, GA; Sister and Brother-In-Law: Christine and Gary Nedwed, San Antonio, Texas; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins of Texas. Mr. Smits was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was a graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, an Officer and Squadron Commander at McDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. He was a retired Trust Officer with Barnett Bank. He was an Elder in the Sugar Hill Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. at the Sugar Hill Kingdom Hall in Suwanee, GA with Brother Roger Buddington officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133.