Tommy Michael Smitherman

Published 5:03 pm Monday, August 4, 2014

Tommy Michael Smitherman, 61, of Clanton, passed away suddenly on Aug. 1 at his residence.

He was born in Clanton on Sept. 1, 1952, the son of the late Ruben Smitherman and the late Melinda Merle Davis Smitherman.

He was a backhoe operator.

He is survived by his wife, Rochelle Smitherman of Clanton; sons, Michael Anthony Smitherman, Tommy Jay Smitherman, Derek Lee Smitherman and Steven Michael Smitherman all of Clanton; daughter, Lisa Martin Lenoir of Clanton; seven grandchildren; brothers, Wendell Smitherman, Ronald Lynn Smitherman and Ruben Ray Smitherman all of Clanton; sisters, Delilah Smitherman, Tina Lewis and Sweet Davis, all of Clanton.

He is preceded in death by his grandsons, Justin and Austin Smitherman; parents, Rube and Merle Smitherman; brothers, Willie Smitherman and Roy Lane Smitherman and a sister, Mary Smitherman.

The family received friends Aug. 4 after 5 p.m. at New Hope Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services will be held Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. from New Hope Assembly of God church with the Rev. Kelvin Smitherman and the Rev. Austin Ball officiating.

Burial will follow in the Old Macedonia Baptist Cemetery in Clanton.

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