Joe Smith

Published 12:29 am Saturday, October 28, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Joe Smith will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at noon from Indian Hill AME Zion Church.

Minister Gloria Warren will serve as pastor. Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery.

Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville, Ala., will be directing.

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Mr. Joe L. Smith was born Oct. 7, 1927 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Smith. He departed this life on Oct. 22, 2017.

Joe was preceded in death by one daughter, JoAnn Smith; grandson, Anthony Smith; three brothers, John, George, and Frank Smith; sisters, Maybell Simpkins, Linnie Petterson and Daisy Lee; and brother-in-law, Fred Chambers.

He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Edna Faye Smith Hood, Hope Hull, Ala., and Josephine Smith-Johnson of Midway, Ga.; son, Joe L. Legette-Smith, of Midway, Ga.; four brothers, Celeve (Norma) Smith and Johnny Frost, both of Greenville, Ala., and J.C. (Dahlene) Frost and Ray Frost, both of Birmingham, Ala.; five sisters, Ethel Chambers and Mary Frost, Cleveland, Ohio, and Mattie Powell, Callie Lewis and Brenda Frost, all of Greenville, Ala.; 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, 38 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.