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Roselawn Funeral Home & Roselawn Cemetery

741 Danville Road SW, Decatur, AL

OBITUARY

Geraldine "Jerry" Tucker Smith

April 3, 1926June 23, 2020
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Geraldine "Jerry" Tucker Smith of Decatur, AL, passed away on June 23rd 2020. Her visitation will be on Friday, June 26th from 2:00-3:00PM. The Celebration of Life will begin at 3:00PM at Roselawn Funeral Home, with Paul Smith officiating. Geraldine will be laid to Rest at Roselawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Charles Smith. She is also preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Valena Mooney, Ovalee Williams,Thelma Lamon, Hillis Tucker, Raphael Tucker, and Wallace Tucker.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her 3 sons, Rick Smith, Van Smith, and Paul Smith. Also, by her 5 grandchildren, Shawn Smith, Cathy Smith, Andi Smith, Zach Smith and Jake Smith. Also, by her 4 great-grandchildren, Ella Pitman, Morgan Pitman, Ben Pitman, and Maddie Pitman. Also, 3 step-great grandchildren, Greg Smith, Allen Smith and Christy Creel.

Geraldine Smith, one of seven children, born to Hobart and Mamie Tucker in Falkville, AL. Her family moved to Danville Rd in Decatur in the early 40's. Charles moved from Jackson, TN to Austinville to live with his aunt around the same time. She used to walk in the high grass from Austinville to her family's house on Danville road. If that hadn't happened, none of the above would've happened. Geraldine was a great wife and mother. She cooked very well, cleaned house, kept dad eating right, loved us deeply, and she always listened. This love came from her love for the Lord. She and Daddy made their commitment to Christ early on. They were faithful to serve the Lord in their church and at home. She taught Sunday school at Austinville Baptist Church for many years. Her teaching was enjoyed by all the ladies of the class every time she taught. Mom would pray for us all the time. It was a great home to be in and a great place to grow up.

Pallbearers: Greg Smith, Allen Smith, Zach Smith, Jake Smith, Jason Pitman, and Ben Pitman.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, June 26, 2020

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Judy Crowden

June 26, 2020

Ms. Jerry was such a sweet woman, Always smiling and speaking softly. I loved her and Mr. Smith when we all attended Austinville Baptist. I’m so sorry for the loss of this precious lady, but she’s reunited with her husband and loved ones. My prayers for the family.

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