Ewell W. Smithson – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville, with the Rev. Billy Thorn officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., one hour before the service. Interment will be at Colbert Memorial Gardens.
Ewell W. Smithson was born Feb. 4, 1915, to Oce Eugene Smithson and Clara Notgrass Smithson in West Point, Tenn.
He died July 7, 2012, at Summerford Nursing Home in Falkville, Ala. He was a lifelong resident of Littleville, Ala., and a member of the First Baptist Church of Littleville. He retired as an electrician with TVA after 41 years of service.
He was a World WarII Navy veteran and was a past commander of the American Legion, a Mason and a member of Littleville Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Margaret James Smithson.
He is survived by his wife, Una White Smithson; one son, James Smithson (Pat), of Decatur, Ala.; sister, Annette Smithson Whitlock, of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; two grandchildren, Virginia Eden (Jason), of Atlanta, Ga., Charles Richard Smithson (Jessica), of Charleston, S.C.; three great-grandchildren, Jack, Bates and Oliver Eden; three stepsons, Craig Kelley (Vicki), of Rogersville, Ala., Ken Kelley (Jaime), of Florence, Ala., Mike Kelley, of Muscle Shoals; four stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice .
Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville, is directing.

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