Sandra Ann Smith, age 60, of Opelika, was born on April 30, 1951, in Lee County, and passed away on Dec. 2, 2011, in Columbus, Ga. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Lilly Clegg Murphy. She owned and operated Beauregard Corner Fireworks.
Smith is survived by her husband, Thomas H. Smith; children, S. Denise Long, Richard (Moranda) Long, Tammy Long Mansur, and Thomas H. (Angelia) Smith Jr.; seven grandchildren; sisters, Betty Ann (Roy) Murphy, Alice (James) Smith, Glenda (Tony) Thrash, and Betty (Jerry) Bradford; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Visitation was held on Dec. 5, 2011, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Fredericks Funeral Home. A funeral service was held on Dec. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at Fredericks Funeral Home. Brother David Floyd officiated. Interment followed at Garden Hills Cemetery. Fredericks Funeral Home directed.