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Official Obituary of

Johnnie Mae Smith

October 19, 1938 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Johnnie Smith Obituary

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Smith was born on October 19, 1938, to the late Mr. John and Lillie

Marbury. She was their only child. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior and

joined Hollins Baptist Church where she attended for many years. She later joined

Paradise Mission Worship Center.

She departed this life on March 9, 2024, at the home of Rev. Michael and Sis Michelle

McCain in Goodwater, AL.

She married Charles “Charlie” Brown Smith on December 28, 1968.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Brown Smith, Father John

Marbury, and Mother Lillie Coppage Marbury.

She graduated from East Highland High School in 1959. She graduated from the

Barbara Durr Beauty Culture School in Birmingham, Alabama, and became a licensed

cosmetologist on May 16, 1960.

She leaves to cherish memories: two daughters, Traci (John) Kelley, and Michelle

(Reverend Michael) McCain of Goodwater, AL, a special daughter Marie (Travis)

McNeal of Hope Hull, AL, and a special son Brian (Beverly) Sims of Chelsea, Al.

She leaves four grandchildren: Tia Kelley of Goodwater, AL., Michael (Sara) McCain, Jr.

of Pflugerville, TX, Miles McCain of Goodlettsville, TN, and Jon Kelley of Emory, VA.

She leaves one great-granddaughter, Nia McCain.

She leaves five special grandchildren: Darius Todd of Hueytown, AL, Jasmine Thomas

of Birmingham, AL, Brian Sims, II, Brandon Sims, and Braxton Sims of Chelsea, AL.

She leaves three special great-grandchildren: DeJah Todd of Hueytown, AL, Jersei

Thomas, and Joshua Thomas, Jr. of Birmingham, AL

Special cousins Frank P. (Cynthia) Sims, Jr., Marcus Sims, Jeremy (Jessica) Sims, and

Brittany Sims, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

special friends: Ms. Pauline Glenn, Mrs. Helen Madden, and Mrs. Annie “Zell” McKinney


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Funeral Service
March 16, 2024

12:00 PM
Paradise Mission Full Gospel
124 Armory ST.
Goodwater, AL 35072

March 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Paradise Mission Full Gospel Worship Center Cemetery
124 Armory Road
Goodwater, AL 35072


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