John Mark Smitherman

Published 10:37 pm Monday, November 1, 2010

John Mark Smitherman, 84, of Clanton died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010.

He was born on Wednesday, June 16, 1926, in Chilton County, son of the late Claude Smitherman and the late Renie Jones Smitherman.

He was a gas line inspector.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Irene P. Smitherman of Clanton; son, Mr. Ricky (Anita) Smitherman of Clanton; step-grandson, Mr. Randy Tillery of Wetumpka; three grandsons, Mr. Eric Smitherman of Clanton, Mr. Scott Smitherman of Clanton, Mr. Todd Smitherman of Clanton; granddaughter, Mrs. Hope (Wade) Calfee of Thorsby, and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shirley Tillery.

Friends were received from 5-8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services were held Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Clanton First Assembly of God with the Rev. Randy Reid and the Rev. Aaron Argo officiating.

Interment was held at Mt. Carmel Baptist No. 1 Cemetery.

Martin Funeral Home directed.

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