Smitty's Grill Owner, Fred Large, Dies

BLAKELY, GA - The city of Blakely is in mourning today (Wednesday).

Fred Large, long-time owner of Smitty's Grill, was found dead Wednesday morning at his home.

Fred and his wife, Sheila, bought the diner in 1993. The walls are covered with napkins decorated by customers. They had recently expanded, adding a dining room in addition to the lunch counter.

Smitty's Grill will be closed until further notice.

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