katie elizabeth smitherman

BIRMINGHAM - Katie Elizabeth Smitherman, age 35, passed away on May 13, 2017, in the presence of her loved ones. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel directing.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John Samuel Hayes, Willie Mae Smitherman and Adolph Smitherman. Survivors include her parents, O'Neal and Sandra Smitherman; her sister, Anna Smitherman (Jesse McPherron); her grandmother, Hazel Hayes; fiancé, Guy Baker; aunts and uncles, Brenda and Bruce Miel, Marilyn and Russ Nevin, Kenny and Mary Smitherman and Johnny and Sabrina Hayes; cousins, Kayce Hinton (Josh) and their son, Logan, Renee Taylor (Grayson) and their children, Revees and Will, Corey Smitherman (Molly), Sam Hayes, Christy Parsons (Miles) and their daughter, Kate and Bill Laycock (Christana) and their children, Alex and Evan. We have been blessed to love Katie and to have her in our lives. Special thanks to UAB MICU and the Palliative and Comfort Care Unit of UAB.