Phillip Matthew Smith, 49, died Dec. 2, 2017, in Ringgold, Ga. He is survived by his wife, Kellie Guffey Smith. His parents are Mary Alice Holland and her deceased husband Jack; father, Emmett David Smith and wife Judy; sister, Valerie Maldenado and husband Frank; brother, Zachary Smith and wife Haley; brother, Paul, wife Betsy; friends and family. Born in Jacksonville, Fla., Phillip grew up in Chattanooga. He moved to Birmingham, Ala., after graduating from Tyner High School in 1986. Phillip’s funeral will be held at Heritage Pointe Baptist Church in Ringgold, at 2 p.m. on December 8, preceded by an hour of visitation. There will be a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Lakewood Memory Gardens South in Rossville, Ga.