Jeffery Alan Smoot, age 57, of Atlanta passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012. He is survived by his sister Cindy Smoot George and husband Eddie of Hoschton. Jeff was formerly of Staunton, VA and is preceded in death by his father Joseph W. Smoot, Jr. of Lynchburg, VA and mother Betty Davis Smoot of Staunton, VA. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Salvation Army in care of Lawson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 722, Hoschton, GA, 30548. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.