MILLPORT Frank James Smith, age 96, of Millport, died Nov. 12, 2012, at home. Services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial followed in Unity Grove Cemetery in Palmetto with Dowdle Funeral Home of Millport directing.
Mr. Smith was a farmer and a native of Pickens County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo Kennedy and Wencie Shelton Smith, and his wife, Hazel Mevalene Smith.
Survivors include his daughters, Wencie Ann James of Gordo, Gail Hallmark of Birmingham, Lavonne Moore of Kennedy, Regeania McAdams of Kennedy, Shelby Burkhardt of Starkville, Miss., and Dewanda Wright of Kennedy; his sons, Larry Smith of Atlanta, Ga., Doug Smith of Millport, and Tim Smith of Millport; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Marcus James, Jeff Smith, Jason Hallmark, Chad Smith, Kent Moore, and Corey Wright.