Gerald Wayne “Short” Smith, longtime resident of Shawnee, passed away suddenly on Oct. 6, 2012, at the age of 62.

Gerald Wayne “Short” Smith, longtime resident of Shawnee, passed away suddenly on Oct. 6, 2012, at the age of 62.

A funeral will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the New Hope Baptist Church in Tecumseh with interment following at Holdenville Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lehman Funeral home of Wellston.