grady smitherman

Grady Smitherman, 58, of Valley Grande, died on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at a local hospital.

Services will be held on Friday, June 25, 2004 at 11 a.m. in Lawrence Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Al Finch and Dr. Kenny Hatcher officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow in New Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home.

Mr. Smitherman was preceded in death by his parents, C.C. and Ola Smitherman; sister, Betty Jo Chandler. He was employed at Globe Metallurgical Inc. for 38 years.

Survivors include wife, Sandra Chandler Smitherman; son, Randall Grady (Paige) Smitherman; daughter, Kellie Smitherman (Justin) Fox; brothers, Roy C. (Judy) Smitherman, James M. (Susan) Smitherman, Purvis E. (Reta) Smitherman; sister, Nettie Green of Birmingham; grandson, Randall Layne Smitherman.

Active pallbearers will be Ray Smitherman, Donnie Chandler, Aubrey Smitherman, Thomas Smitherman, Robert Smitherman, Scott Chandler, Bill Green and Ron Hyde.

Honorary pallbearers will be Metallurgical Inc. employees and Dr. Julian Howel.

Donations may be made to Elkdale Baptist Church.