james harvy smitherman

James H. Smitherman, 95, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2008. Mr. Smitherman was a native and lifelong resident of Jacksonville and retired from the International Brotherhood of Ironworkers Local # 597. He was preceded in death by his wife Ella Mae Smitherman. Survivors include one daughter, Betty Waters; one son, David Smitherman; six sisters, Frances, Ira, Ann, Mamie Ruth, Barbara and Ethel; three grandchildren, three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, other loving family and dear friends. He will be truly missed by all. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, December 22, in the chapel of Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 1426 Rowe Avenue, with Rev. F. Ray Turner officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com