bobby ray smitherman sr

BOBBY RAY SMITHERMAN, SR., age 73 of Maplesville, passed away on August 14, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Chilton County on February 14, 1948; the son of the late Doyle Roscoe Smitherman and the late Mary Inez Payne Smitherman.

He was a former boiler maker. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his beloved dogs.

He is survived by: Wife, Mary Jane Smitherman of Maplesville; Son, Bobby Ray (Catherine) Smitherman of Maplesville; Daughter, Tereasa (Kenneth) Wallace of Maplesville; 6 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; Brother, Doug (Charlotte) Smitherman of Maplesville; Brother, Roger (Bonnie) Smitherman of Maplesville; Sister, Wanda (Steve) Bistline of Pensacola, FL; Sister, Annette Smitherman of Maplesville; and Son-in-Law, Alan Cooper of Maplesville.

He is preceded in death by: Daughter, Deitra Cooper; Parents, Doyle and Inez Smitherman; Brother, Daniel Smitherman; Brother, Randy Smitherman; Brother, Roland Smitherman; and Sister, Alice Faye Carter.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 11:00am from Mt. Carmel Baptist Church No. 2 with Rev. Jerry Harrison officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Baptist No. 2 Cemetery in Maplesville, AL.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.