The John N. Smith Cemetery Restoration and Preservation Inc. is a third generation cemetery organization.

The organization invites any and all willing to join. The officers of the committee are:

Judy Gordon, Chairperson

Eddie Davis, Vice Chairperson/ Chaplain

Wendell Watson, Secretary/Treasurer

Dottie Walker, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer

The incorporation has started a Friends of the John N. Smith Cemetery Committee comprised of volunteers who will assist with:

· Public education and oral histories

· Ensure regular maintenance of the cemetery

· Locate unmarked graves

· Produce map that identifies burial sites, walking paths, etc.

· List the cemetery in the National Register of Historical Places.

Contributions are needed to fund:

· Publication of narrative and pictorial history

· Ground radar penetration to locate unmarked graves

· Upgrading and installing markers

· Design and implement a landscaping plan

· Install an attractive perimeter fence.