Marie Ann Smith, born January 9, 1924 in Athens, GA, died early Thursday morning April 21, 2011 in Lawrenceville, GA. She grew up in Macon, GA and graduated from Miller High School. Mrs. Smith went on to become a lab & x-ray technician. While working at Macon Memorial Hospital, she met her first husband, Dr. Julius Hurst Smith of Pelham, GA, who died in 1945 while serving in WWII. She then married Dr. Rueben E. Smith, of Lawrenceville, GA, to whom she was married until his death in 1974. Mrs. Smith was a long time resident of Lawrenceville and member of Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed her bridge club. She spent happy days traveling around the world with her sisters-in-law. She also loved traveling with her daughters and especially enjoyed traveling out West with her grandchildren. Mrs. Smith is survived by her children and their spouses; Sandra & Paul Kreitner, Virginia Ann (Jenny) Smith, Robert Powell (Bob) Smith and Ann (Biddy) & Richard Powell; grandchildren, Mary Beth & Doug Jones, Abby & Matt Goodwin, Shannon Carradine, Casey Schaefer, Hampton & Stacey Ryan and Wendy & Brian Benson; step grandchildren, Jason & Rosalyn Powell, Matt & Robin Kreitner and Liza & Tom Underhill; 8 great grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren. She believed the best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been and the memories we've made along the way. She will be missed by all. Graveside services will be held Monday 11:00 a.m. at Shadowlawn Cemetery Lawrenceville, GA with Dr. Davis Chappell officiating. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com . Arrangements entrusted to Tom M. Wages, Funeral Service, LLC "A FAMILY COMPANY", Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046 770-963-2411.