Tag: George Smith tribute

Home-going tribute for Brother George Smith

| May 15, 2013

By the Rev. Bill McGill | We have come to celebrate the life and legacy of a great man, who used his entire existence as an agent in God’s divine plan. He worked literally until his day was done and everyone will agree that his victory was won. He fought a good fight and his faith never took flight, because he had a deep abiding commitment to do what was pleasing in God’s sight.

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Reflecting on the Life and Legacy of George A. Smith Jr.

| May 15, 2013

Courtesy of the Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr., Club | George Smith began his work as a civil rights activist at an early age in Meridian, Miss., where he born. In Meridian, George experienced and witnessed many injustices against blacks and made civil rights activism his lifelong crusade.

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George Smith: A hero for all people

| May 15, 2013

By Larry Lee | Long-time Fort Wayne resident George Smith died Monday, April 29 at age 69. What made Smith’s life so noteworthy did not play out during his last 46 years, when he lived here. That occurred during the three tumultuous years immediately before his moving to town from Meridian, Miss.

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