Elizabeth Stephenson Smith

Published 5:38 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Elizabeth Stephenson Smith, age 60, a resident of Letohatchee, AL, passed away at her residence on November 13, 2011.  Funeral services will be held at Bethel Baptist Church in Ft. Deposit, AL on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Tim Skipper, Rev. Eric Jackson, Rev. Josh Price officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.  Burial will follow in Myrtlewood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church and from 1:00-2:00 p.m. prior to services on Wednesday.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of 40 years, John Rogers Smith; daughter, Melody Singleton (Greg), son, Johnny Smith, grandson, Brady Taylor, mother, Irene Stephenson, sister, Adelaide Morris (Chuck), brothers, David Stephenson (Stacy), Gordon Stephenson (Leslie) and many nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth was born on December 25, 1950 in Pike Road, AL.  Since 1971, she has served as pianist of Bethel Baptist Church in Ft. Deposit, AL.  She was employed at Priester’s Pecan Company for 34 years.

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Active pallbearers will be Phillip Adams, Dutch DeJong, Eric Ellis, Thomas Ellis, Bruce McCarty, John Norman, Bruce Parmer, and Jim Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers will be Ned Ellis, William Nolan, and Bunk Norman.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the music department of the Bethel Baptist Church, 15 Church Street, Ft. Deposit, AL 36032.

Online condolences may be made at www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.