Ridout's Valley Chapel

1800 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL


Michael Grady Smith

November 24, 1940July 23, 2020

Michael Grady Smith, age 79, died Friday, July 24, 2020. He was born November 24, 1940, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a graduate of Phillips High School and the University of Alabama where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He served in the United States Army Reserve in Fort Polk, LA. Michael worked for several years at Moore-Handley, subsequent owner of Laura's Florist in Irondale. He also served as an independent security contractor for many years prior to his retirement. Michael was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church then later a member of the Briarwood Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon and a member of the Abundant Life Sunday School Class. He is preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Ruth Smith; and brother Harry Don Smith. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Patti; his brother Perry John Smith of Tampa, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

The in person memorial service will begin at 11:00 am on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Briarwood Presbyterian Church. Every one is encouraged to practice social distancing.

Services will also be streamed on the Briarwood website (briarwood.org/livetv).

In lieu of flowers, memorials made be sent to the Music Ministry of Briarwood Presbyterian Church, 2200 Briarwood Way, Birmingham, Alabama 35243.


  • A memorial service to honor the LIfe of Michael Grady Smith

    Friday, July 31, 2020


Michael Grady Smith

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