Charles L. Smalley
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on 5/23/2009
Ret. Smalley Auto Sales
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, May 22, 2009, at Trinity Hospital
Mr. Charles L. Smalley, Jr., 80, husband of Anita Downs Smalley.
Mr. Smalley was a native and life long resident of Augusta. He was a US
Army veteran serving in Korea. He worked at Walker Ford for 20 years and
owned Smalley Auto Sales for 18 years until retirement.
He was a member of Warren Baptist Church where he volunteered 17 years
in the kitchen, served as secretary of the children's department and was
a member of the Muns Men's Sunday School Class.
Mr. Smalley was an avid golfer and played semi-professional baseball in
Family members in addition to his wife include his son: Charles Lee Smalley
III of Atlanta; granddaughters: Elizabeth Ann Smalley, Caroline Walton
Smalley; sister-in- law: Norma Downs Page of Sebring, FL; brother-in-law:
Charles L. Downs, Jr. and wife Lorraine of Sandersville, GA and a number
of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. in the
chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Dave Dillard officiating.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Gardner, James Paschal, Tony Heard, Billy Johnson,
Lewis Muns and Roy Reville. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the
Murphy Golf Group and the Warren Baptist Church Kitchen Crew.
Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Warren Baptist Church Chapel Fund, 3203 Washington
Rd., Martinez, GA 30907.
The family will receive friends Monday, May 25, 2009 from 6:00 until 8:00
P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta,
GA 30907 (706) 364-8484.