The family will receive friends on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, from noon until 1 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial in the Oakhill Cemetery. Jerry Boyd will officiate.
Smith was preceded in death by his mother, Leola Smith; father, Frank Smith; brother, Billy Smith; sons, Michael Smith and Phillip Smith; father-in-law, Harvey Ingle; and mother-in-law, Ila Dell Ingle.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby I. Smith of Jasper; sons, Donald Smith of California and Tim Smith of Jasper; sisters, Ann Payne of Memphis, Betty Jean Landers of Georgia and Shelby Payne of Mobile; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Eldridge Children’s Home.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571