They say after the Rev. Homer Smith’s wife Annie Ruth died early this year, his only wish was to be with her.
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By the numbers:
Almost 2 of 10 Georgians or 1.1 million experienced the death of a close relative last year
Three out of 10 Georgians or 400,000 reported losing two or more family members