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Wallace Plummer Smith, 86

Funeral Services for Wallace Plummer Smith, 86, of Celina will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Upton Funeral Home with Larry Brown officiating interment to follow in the John H. Stone Cemetery. Visitation 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Friday and 12 p.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday at Upton Funeral Home. Wallace Plummer Smith passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Wallace Plummer Smith was born September 28, 1924 in Epsen, North Carolina to the late Willie P. & Minnie Minerva (Finch) Smith. Wallace worked as a machine Operator for Goodyear Tire and Rubber for 41 years and was a member of the Celina First Baptist Church. He is survived by Daughters, Paulette Smith of Hartville, Ohio, Sandra Keenan of Knoxville, Tennessee, Phyllis Adkins of Blue Creek, Ohio, Eileen Creek of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina & Michele Brunner of Jacksonville, Florida; Sister, Dorothy Robinson of Raleign, North Carolina & Mary Helen Rivenbark of Rocky Mt., North Carolina; Nine Grandchildren and Twelve Great Grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by Wife, Nora Jean (Stone) Smith; Sister, Mildred Beckham, Edna Mason and Marie Leonard; Brothers, Willis Hayes and Thomas Smith. Serving as pallbearers were Eric Smith, Nathan Adkins, Matt Adkins, Jeffery Keenan, John Beekman and Jeffery Keisling. Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.