Sunday, June 28, 2015

Everett Andrew Smith, Jr., son of Everett Andrew Smith

Everett Andrew Smith, Jr., son of Everett Andrew Smith, born in 1911; died May 26, 1950, at age 39.  His obituary read as follows and is taken from an Alabama newspaper of Saturday, May 27, 1950:

"E. A. Smith, 39, president of the Smith Lumber Company at Red Bay, was killed in an (auto) accident near Florence Friday.

"He was a trustee of Athens College, chairman of the board of stewards of the Red Bay Methodist Church, and was active in civic affairs.

"He was educated at the Brandon-Hughes Military Academy in Tennessee and at the University of Alabama.

"Mr. Smith is survived by the widow, Mrs. Julia Smith; his mother, Mrs. E. A. Smith, Sr.; two daughters, Mary Lucille, 4, and Sandra, 12; a son E. A. Smith, III; a brother, William Ashby Smith, and a sister, Mary Nell Smith.  Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Red Bay Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Red Bay Cemetery." 

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