Mr. Floyd James Smallwood Sr. was born May 4, 1938 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late James Smallwood and Emma Reddick Smallwood. He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jamal and Anisa Mobley; six sisters and four brothers.
He was educated at Morven Rosenwald School. He joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was a member of the Boy Scouts, where he served as a Cub Scouts leader.
He was married to the late Frankie Mae Smallwood for 54 years. He was employed at the Brooks County School System as a custodian and a bus driver and for the City of Morven. Mr. Floyd loved sitting on the porch, having conversations with those who come by to visit, and family, especially his “GRANDCHILDREN”.
Mr. Floyd leaves to cherish his memories; his eight children, Floyd Smallwood, Jr. (Ann), Thomasville, GA, Gino Smallwood, Harriett Mobley (Bobby), Lynette James, Morven, GA, Eric Smallwood (Sharon), Valdosta, GA, Tonya Jackson (Andrew), Gregory Smallwood (April), Michael Smallwood (Amanda), and an adoptive daughter, Precious Smallwood; his precious 16 grand-children, four whom he helped raise, Amy, Kimberly, Eric and Ericka; 6 great grandchildren; two brothers, Frank (Barbara) Smallwood and Jonathan Smallwood; one sister, Carrie Jenkins and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Saturday, March 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Morven Auditorium with Pastor James Huewitt officiating. Burial followed at the Pineview Cemetery in Morven.
Condolences may be made by visiting stevensmcgheefuneralhome.com Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.