Reginald Lamarr Smelley

October 27, 1929November 7, 2018

Mr. Reginald Lamarr Smelley, age 89, of Marietta, passed away November 7, 2018.

He was a veteran of the U. S Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, City Councilman in College Park, GA and he was an active member, Sunday School Teacher and Deacon at Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, GA.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Jeanette Smelley; son, Michael Lamarr Smelley; sister, Violet Gwendolyn Young.

Survived by his daughters, Debra Watson, Delynn Kipping; sister, Rebecca Lurlene Coleman; grandchildren, Charles Brown, Andrew Kipping, Marisa Kipping.

Funeral services will be held Sunday November 11th at 1:30 At Eastside Baptist Church, 2450 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30068, with Remains placed instate at 1PM. Dr. Randy Cheek will officiate.

Interment will follow at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends between the hours of 6 until 8 PM Saturday at the funeral home.

Those who desire, in lieu of flowers, may make contributions to Gideons International The Cobb-East 226 Hames Road, Woodstock, GA 30188.


  • Evelyn Jeannette Smelley, Spouse
  • Michael Lamarr Smelley, Son
  • Debra Watson, Daughter
  • Delynn Kipping, Daughter
  • Lurlene Coleman, Sister
  • Gwendolyn Young, Sister
  • Charles Brown, Grandson
  • Andrew Edward Kipping, Grandson
  • Lily Kipping, Granddaughter


  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Instate Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Funeral Services Sunday, November 11, 2018

Reginald Lamarr Smelley

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