barbara joyce "betty" (forester) smitherman

Barbara Joyce Smitherman, age 72 of Clanton died Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Fairview Heath and Rehab in Birmingham.  Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Bell Sumiton Chapel with burial in Shanghi Cemetery.  Rev. Guy Moore will officiate.  Visitation will be 12:30 to 2:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home. 

Preceding her in death were her parents, Nolan and Betty Forester, husband, Willie Smitherman, and grandson, Dawson Garcia.

Survivors include her children, Earl Smitherman and his wife, Kathy of Hueytown, Darryl Smitherman of Dora, Lori Hilyer of Clanton,, and Brandon Smitherman and his wife, Tisha of Clanton; brother, Ray Forester and his wife, Sue of Sumiton; sisters, Linda Hill and her husband, Tom of Jasper and Patra Corbin and her husband, Steve of Republic; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.