James Carroll smitherman

Jim Smitherman, 94, died on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006. He was a farmer and rancher from Cadiz.
Mr. Smitherman was born on Oct. 26, 1911, to the late Barnes and Sally Smitherman in Abernathy. He married Fern Brown Smitherman on April 14, 1979, in Big Wells.
He was preceded in death by his stepson, Henry Coleman; first wife, Dolly Burris Smitherman; parents; and two brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Fern Smitherman of Big Wells; eight stepchildren, Wesley Brown Coleman of New Braunfels, Daisy Hayley of McKinney, Johnny Coleman of San Antonio, Alma Colston of Arcada, Jackie Marburger of Pearsall, Mary K. Doolin of Dallas, Polly Ackerman of San Antonio and Ruby Lindsey of Florida; numerous step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; and step-great-great-grandchildren; two nieces, Thelma Slayton-Hawkins of Beeville, and Jean Horton-Mitchen of Houston.
Visitation will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. with a funeral service following at 11 a.m. at Cadiz Baptist Church in Cadiz. The Rev. R.C. Jeanes will officiate. Burial will follow at Three Rivers Cemetery in Three Rivers.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Directors