Rachel Curry Smith, of Savannah, was born in Lauderdale County, Alabama, on March 7, 1942, the daughter of the late Vernon and Ollie Gibbs Curry.
On May 4, 1963, she was united in marriage to J.B. Smith, who survives.
Rachel was a homemaker and had also been the bookkeeper for J.B. Smith & Son Trucking Company for more than 40 years. She loved life and spending time with people, especially her granddaughter and great-grandchildren.
She departed this life on Monday, Nov. 13, at the age of 75 years, 8 months and 6 days.
Rachel is survived by her husband of 54 years, J.B. Smith of Savannah; one son, Mark Dewayne Smith and his wife Tonya of Savannah; one grandchild, Samantha JoAnn Duncan and her husband Nick; two great-grandchildren, Kason Tide Duncan and Kyleigh Duncan; one brother, Carrol Curry and his wife Linda of Waterloo, Alabama.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Carl Curry.
Services were held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Ernie Cordova and Jimmy McGee officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.