Autress Smith

May 14, 1927January 18, 2019

Autress Franklin Smith, age 91, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama passed away Friday, January 18, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis H. Smith and her three sons, Kenneth Smith, Carl Robbin Smith, and Paul Smith.

She was survived by her daughter Melanie Herndon; grandsons Josh Herndon and Michael Smith (Betsy); granddaughters Amanda Baker (Kyle), Carly Smith, and Kayla Smith; great-grandchildren Kyndal Herndon and Cade Baker; and special friends Sheila and Rex Bush.

Pallbearers will be Josh Herndon, Michael Smith, Kyle Baker, Ronald Anderson, Ken Holman and Phillip Troha. Honorary pallbearers will be her caregiver, Susan Largin, Doris Holman, the members of Central Church of Christ, members of University Church of Christ, residents of Lake Nicol and Yellow Creek communities

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Sunset Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 pm


  • Family Will Receive Friends Tuesday, January 22, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Services Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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