willard allen smitherman

WILLARD ALLEN SMITHERMAN, age 74 of Jemison, passed away on November 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Chilton County on May 16, 1943; the son of the late Gary Smitherman and the late Gracie Henderson Smitherman.

He was a former lead man at ChemLime.

He is survived by: Son, Kenneth (Kippy) Smitherman of Thorsby; Daughter, Lisa (Mark) Gassaway of Jemison; Son, Mark (Sherry) Smitherman of Maplesville; Daughter, Tina (Neal) Watley of Jemison; multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren; Brothers: L.B. Smitherman of Clanton, Bobby Smitherman of Clanton, and James Smitherman of Selma; Sisters: Arlene Thrower of Jemison, Maylene Davis of Clanton, and Kristine Church of Selma; and Special Friends, Stephanie and Mark Mims.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ann Smitherman.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2:00pm from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the Randolph Baptist Cemetery in Randolph, AL.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.