Jerry Smith Sr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Jerry Wayne Smith Sr., 71, of Nacogdoches, Texas went to be with his Lord on July 9, 2009.

He was born Sept. 3, 1937 to the late William Howard Smith and the late Gertrude Robinson Smith of Clanton.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Cathy Alexander Smith of Nacogdoches; two sons, Jerry Wayne Smith Jr. (Tammy) of Humble, Texas and Reid Douglas Smith (fiancé, Jennifer) of Rowlett, Texas; two granddaughters, Lauren Smith and Sarah Smith of Humble; two brothers, Douglas Smith (Dot) of Spanish Fort and James Roy Smith (Dorothy) of LaPorte, Texas; three sisters, Marie Smith (Ralph) of Verbena, Idis Edwards (David) of Verbena, Ruth Yarbrough (Terry) of Montgomery; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Smith of Houston and LaRue Smith of Clanton; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Reedie Howard Smith of Houston and John D. Smith of Clanton.

A memorial service to honor him will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 25 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, County Road 83, Clanton. In lieu of flowers, send donations in his memory to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 122 County Road 407, Clanton, AL 35045.