Mr. Sline Smith age 73 of Hiawassee, GA passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by daughter, Peggy Smith, wife, Nora Smith, parents Rosco and Ruth Smith and brother, James Smith. He was born to the late Rosco and Ruth (Ferguson) Smith on March 04, 1937 in Young Harris, GA. He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Jimmy Tanner of Blairsville, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Robin Smith, of Hiawassee, GA; Ed and Cathy Smith, of Blairsville, GA; Johnny and Misty Smith, of Young Harris, GA; brothers, Robert and Fred Smith, both of Young Harris, GA; eleven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a number nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Smith were held on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 1:00PM from West Union Baptist Church with Rev. James Lee, Rev. Denver Ledford, Rev. Shep Calhoun and Rev. Tony Dockery officiating. Music was provided by Chris Rumfeldt. Pallbearers were: Kevin Parker, Nathan Noblet, Ricky Smith, Randy Smith, Chris Smith and Jason Matheson. Honorary pallbearer was Casey Long. Interment was in Victory Baptist Church cemetery. Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.