Smith, Kenneth Franklin 'Franky'
June 24, 1952 - April 26, 2000
Funeral services for Kenneth (Franky) Franklin Smith, 47, Clanton, will be held at Union Springs Baptist Church on Friday, April 28, 2000, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Harlen Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Union Springs Baptist Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Smith was born on June 24, 1952 in Shelby County, the son of Mary Faye Smith and the late Julius Franklin Smith. He was a painting contractor. He died on April 26, 2000, at his residence. Survivors include Mary Faye Smith, Clanton; three daughters, Consi Love, Hueytown, Aliesha Smith, Gardendale, and Kimberly Mays, Mulga; one son, Julius Franklin (Doc) Smith, Calera; four sisters, Louvene Wallace, West Blocton, betty Smith, Clanton, And Bonnie Cox and Allene Rogers, both of Jasper; two brothers, Jimmy Smith, Alabaster, and Varney Smith, Clanton; and two granddaughters.
Smith, Lee, Jr.
May 06, 1926 - October 09, 2004
Lee Smith, Jr., 78, of Maplesville, died Oct. 9 in Maplesville. He was born may 6, 1926 in Pike County the son of the late Lee Smith, Sr. and the late Ola Hayes Smith, He worked as an auxiliary Engineer for Transcontinental Gas Line. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Smith of Maplesville; son, Barry (Tasha) Smith of Maplesville; granddaughter, Andrea Smith of Maplesville; brothers, James Smith of Columbia, South Carolina and Bennie Ross Smith of St. Petersburg, Florida; sisters, Demarus Nivette of Burbank, Calif., Mary Ruth Strickland of Montgomery, Rachel Sabo of Montgomery, Maycelle Hoeger of McDonough, Geo., Colleen Cruce of Montgomery and Annette DePoe of Fayetteville, Geo. Services were held at Mulberry Baptist Church Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. with Rev. T A. Smith, Rev. Gene Hitchcock and Rev. David Bishop officiating. Burial will follow at the Mulberry Baptist Cemetery.
Smith, Lettie Hattaway
December 27, 1909 - October 28, 2003
Lettie Cleckler Hattaway Smith, 93, of Sylacauga, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at a retirement facility in Sylacauga. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 30, at the Chapel of Radney-Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Higginbotham officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Clanton. Survivors include one son, Howard Douglas Hattaway of Sylacauga; granddaughters, Karen Simmons of Sylacauga and Teresa Vigueras of Memphis, Tenn.; grandsons, David Hattaway of Biloxi, Miss., and John Hattaway of Sylacauga; great-grandson, Alex Jacobs of Demopolis; and great-granddaughter, Juliana Vigueras of Memphis, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Baxter Smith and J.P. Hattaway. Mrs. Smith was a member of Five Point Baptist Church. Her hobbies was gardening and needlework.
Smith, Lola G.
August 05, 1913 - July 31, 2004Services for Lola G. Davis, 90, of Maplesville, are today, Tuesday, August 3 at New Life Assembly of God at 10 a.m. with Rev. Morris Horton officiating. Martin Funeral Home will direct. Mrs. Davis died July 31. Survivors include her sons, William A. (Annie) Davis of Maplesville and Donald L. (Jean) Davis of Maplesville; daughters, Doris (T.L) Green of Selma and Sylvia ( Charles) Lewis of Maplesville; her brother, Herman Smith of Duncanville; her sister, Ollie V. Giles of Rome, GA; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey L. Davis; her daughter; Helen Ratliff and her great- great grandson, Morgan Riggs Ratliff.
January 07, 1927 - July 21, 2002
Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Smith Hamilton, 75, of Clanton, were held at Martin Chapel on Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at 2 p.m. with burial in the Mt. Pisgah Methodist Cemetery (Clanton) and Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Hamilton, a homemaker, was born in Chilton County on Friday, January 7, 1927, the daughter of Joseph S. and Susie Rhodes Smith. She died Sunday, July 21st at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Surviving relatives include a daughter and son-in-law, Judy Lan and Kenneth A. Scarbrough, Clanton; a grandson, Allen L. Scarbrough, Clanton; a granddaughter, Mrs. Misti M. Brasher, Isabella; great grandchildren, Whitney and Dana Scarbrough, Clanton; and two sisters: Mrs. Dorothy Mahan and MRs. Betty Mahan, both of Clanton.
Smith, Lula Bell
October 13, 1927 - February 01, 2004
Services for Lula Smith, 75, of Clanton, will be held today, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Pisgah Cemetery with Reverend Edna Graves officiating. Mrs. Smith, a homemaker, died at her home Feb. 1. Survivors include her son, Horace Smith of Clanton; sister, Pat Smith of Deatsville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of Jim and Lula Edwards.
Smith, M. C. 'Zack'
February 23, 1938 - January 15, 1997
Funeral services for M. C. "Zack" Smith, 58, of Randolph, were held on Saturday, January 18, 1997 at the Union Springs Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Reverends J. W. Shaw and Evie Megginson officiating. Burial was held at the Union Springs Baptist Cemetery with the Martin Home directing. Mr. Smith was born on February 23, 1938 to the late Calvin and Lillie Posey Smith. He died at the Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster on January 15, 1997. He is survived by four sisters and a brother, Lucille Smith, Fannie Ruth Pate, Mary France Middleton, Elder Mae Dale and Curtis Smith, all of Randolph.
Miller, Mary Nell (Smith)
May 25, 1921 - June 03, 2004
Mary Nell Miller Graveside services for Mary Miller, 83, of Clanton, will be held June 5 at Martin Memorial Cemetery at 10 a.m. Reverend Jay Hurd will officiate. Visitation will be held today, June 4, at Martin Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Mrs. Miller, a storeowner, died June 3. Survivors include her husband, Ray Miller of Clanton; son, Warren Miller of Calera; daughter, Linda Brooks of Griffin, Ga.; grandsons, Kenny Ayers of Griffin and Lance and Blakeley Miller of Calera; granddaughters, Vicky Long of Garden City, Mich. and Celeste Miller of Calera; sister, Helen Mims of Clanton and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.
Merchant, Nell Kathleen (Smith)
June 21, 1917 - April 04, 2004
Services for Nell Merchant, 86, of Clanton, will be held today, April 7, at Bell Lane Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Burial will follow at Martin Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Doug Powell officiating. Mrs. Merchant, a dental assistant, died at Beverly Healthcare April 4. Survivors include her sister, Hilda Burks of Albertville; nephews, David Gilbert of Tucson, Ariz. and John Burks of Birmingham and niece, Mary Burks of Louisville, Ky. She was the daughter of Hubert Lindsey and Alice (Bean) Smith.
July 22, 1919 - December 10, 2003
Services for Odie Smith, 84, of Clanton, will be held today, Dec. 12, at Martin Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Old Macedonia Cemetery in Clanton with Rev. W.T. Cleckler and Wendell Kelley officiating. Mrs. Smith, a homemaker, died Dec. 10. Survivors include her sons, Wilton, Wayne, Charles and Robert Smitherman, all of Clanton; daughters, Lamerle Heflin, Everene Minor, Dollie Bell Hesler, Myrtice Walker and Shirley Patterson, all of Clanton; brothers, Hoyt Cleckler of Childersburg, Orville Cleckler of Mobile, Elmer Cleckler of Mobile; sisters Myrtice Edwards and Velma Mims, both of Clanton; 31 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Smith, Ola Belle
November 20, 1892 - February 14, 1936
Mrs. Ola Smith, age 43, Wife of J. Oliver Smith of Clanton, Route 1, died in a Montgomery Hospital Friday of Pneumonia Following an operation. Burial was at New Salem Cemetery. She is survived by her Husband, 2 Daughters, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bean of Birmingham, 2 Brothers and 2 Sisters.
Smith, Robert V.
1922 - November 02, 2004
Services for Robert V. Smith, 83, of Lawley, will be tomorrow at Pleasant Grove Baptist #2 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ron Gatlin officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist #2 Cemetery. Friends will be received today from 5-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Smith died November 2 in Brookwood Medical Center. Survivors include three sons, Marty Smith of Randolph, Mike Smith of Mobile and Harland Smith of Orlando; three daughters, Brenda K. Bond of Lawley, Betty Sue Martin of Butler, and Barbara Gail Jones of Elkmount, WI; brother, Jesse Smith of Clanton; sister, Virgie Vines of Clanton; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
October 11, 1911 - April 20, 2003
Funeral services for Ruby Smith, 91, of Homewood, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Willard Ratliff and Mr. Ricky Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Sardis Baptist Cemetery in Maplesville. Born on Oct. 11, 1911 to John Henry Collins and Mary Elizabeth Collins, she died April 20, 2003 at her residence in Homewood. She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church. Survivors include her sons John Henry Smith of Auburn and Kenneth Smith of Clanton; daughters Joyce Studinka of Homewood and Cheryl Self of Trussville; brother Ronald Collins of Fresno, Calif.; sister Clydie Ruth Little of Clanton; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry T. Smith; brother Elwin Collins; sisters Willodean Taylor, Pauline Watson and Johnnie Sue Smith.
Smith, Vernie Lavell
1937 - October 4, 2004
Services for Vernie Lavell Smith, 67, of Randolph are today at Martin Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. with Rev. Bill Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin Funeral Family Cemetery in Randolph. Smith died October 4. He worked as a Machine Operator for ABC Rail. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Leen Smith of Randolph; two sons, Earl Smith of Randolph and Steve Smith also of Randolph; brother, Sonny Smith of Prattville; and granddaughter, Amber Smith of Randolph.
Hamilton, Wilda Lee Mims (Smith)
May 08, 1933 - August 24, 1998
Funeral services for Wilda Lee Mims Hamilton, 65, of Clanton were Aug. 26, 1998, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Ricky Coburn officiating. Burial was in Walnut Creek United Methodist Cemetery in Clanton with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Hamilton was born May 8, 1933, In Alabama to Rosia Latham and the late James Allen Smith. She was a homemaker. She died Aug. 24, 1998, at her residence in Clanton. In addition to her mother, she is survived by three daughters: Mabel Cummings of Isabelle, Sherry Dennis of Clanton and Eva Mims of Clanton; a son, John Mims of Clanton; two sisters: Nell and Mabel Cummings both of Isabella; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Smith, Wilford Junior
January 22, 1929 - July 04, 1998
Funeral services for Wilford Junior Smith, 69, of Maplesville were July 6, 1998 at Union Springs Baptist Church with Rev. J.W. Shaw officiating. Burial was in Union Springs Baptist Cemetery in Randolph with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Smith was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Alabama to the late Joe and Lizzie Smith. He worked as a machinist. He died July 4, 1998 at Plaquemine H. C. in Iberville, La. He is survived by three sons: Rev. Terry Smith of Billingsley, Gary Smith of Jemison and Perry Smith of Maplesville, four brothers: Willard C. Smith, James M. Smith and Harvey Joe Smith all of Jemison: four sisters: Opal Oaks of Calera, Sarah Nell Plier of Jemison, Inez Sanders of Montgomery and Ollis Headley of Bessemer; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Smith, Zemma Collins
December 04, 1905 - December 05, 1998
Funeral services for Zemma Collins Smith, 93, of Thorsby were Dec. 8, 1998, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cletice Ingram officiating. Burial was in Thorsby Memorial Cemetery in Thorsby with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Smith was born Dec. 4, 1905, in Alabama to the late Alfred H. and Emma Collins. She was a homemaker. She died Dec. 5, 1998, at Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster. She is survived by five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Smith, and her son, Dan Smith.
Wilson, Allie (Smitherman)
March 12, 1862 - August 12, 1898
Friday, Aug. 12, Allie, Wife of William M. Wilson died. She was 38, born near Maplesville, she was first married to a Mr. Rasberry, leaves Husband and 3 children, burial Clanton City Cemetery.
Smitherman, Arthur J.
June 04, 1935 - December 30, 2002
Funeral services for Arthur J. Smitherman, 67, of Clanton, were held Thursday, Jan. 2 at New Harmony Holiness Church. Rev. Kenny Coburn officiated. Burial followed at New Harmony Holiness Cemetery in Clanton. Born on June 4, 1935 to James Arthur Smitherman and Lee Ora Smitherman, he died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He is survived by his wife, Anne Smitherman of Clanton; sons Keith Kirkland of Clanton and Kenny Kirkland of Jemison; daughter Sweda Muir of Clanton; brothers Cecil Smitherman of Clanton and Joel Smitherman of Clanton; sister Carolyn Kelley of Clanton; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Popwell, Dolly Mae (Smitherman)
March 30, 1908 - April 20, 1998
Funeral services for Dollie Mae Popwell, 90, of Clanton, are today, April 22, 1998 at 1 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Shirley officiating. Burial is in Lime Springs Methodist Cemetery in Clanton with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Popwell was born March 30, 1908, in Alabama to the late Jess and Lutishia Smitherman. She was a homemaker. She died April 20, 1998, at Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster. She is survived by four daughters, Lula Bowden of Birmingham, and Peggy Ellison, Myra Popwell and June Traywick, all of Clanton; two sons: Gene A. Popwell and Jerry Popwell, both of Clanton; 16 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.