leon howard smitherman

Leon Howard Smitherman, 83, of Selma, died Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at a local hospital.

Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 6, at the Chapel of Selma Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Smith and Russell Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery with Selma Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Moore Smitherman of Selma; one sister-in-law, Frances Hobbie Smitherman of Lakeland, Fla.; one sister, Louise McLaughlin of Selma.

Active pallbearers are Jerry Smith, Hawkins Moore, Russell Morrow, Gordon Moore, Jim Van Sant and Rusty Travis.

Honorary pallbearers are masons.

Family visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, at Selma Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Christian Church, 1209 Selma Avenue, Selma, AL 36703.