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Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Dessie Smelcer, age 93 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
She was the daughter of the late Clay Stephens and Hattie Hughes on May 29, 1924 in Dawson County. She moved to Palatka, Florida and lived there for some time until she moved back to the North Georgia Mountains in 2006 where she resided until she passed.
Dessie is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Smelcer ; Sister, Bessie Mathews of Thomaston, Ga; and Son Bill Smelcer of Powder Springs
She is survived by one sister, Bunny Whitfield of Cleveland; Son Jim Smelcer of Ellijay; Daughter Lynn Smith of Cleveland; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
A graveside service is scheduled for Monday, April 30 at 2:00 P.M. in the cemetery at Friendship Baptist Church .
Cleveland Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia is in charge of all arrangements. (706)865.1500 2721 Hwy 129 S. Cleveland Ga. 30528 www.cleveland-funeralhome.com