Obituaries for Thurs., Feb. 7, 2013

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2013


Hiram Smithart, 82, of Red Level, passed away on Tues., Feb. 5, 2013, at is residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., today, Thurs., Feb. 7, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frankie McVay officiating. Special music will be provided by Gary Holloway. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Naomi Smithart of Red Level; children, Diane (Alfred) Estes of Orlando, Fla., Ron (Denise) Smithart of Red Level, Jimmy (Debbie) Smithart of Ransomville, N.Y., and Barbara (Gary) Holloway; brother, Kenneth Sweat; grandchildren, Mary Dees, Andrea and Randall Jordan, Joey and Erin Caldwell, Jennifer and Jamie Maikranz, Janelle and Billy Grace, Nicole Smithart, Casey Smithart, Brandy and Matt Owens, Jamie Lynn Smithart, Justin and Shonda Smithart and Cheyenne Smithart; great-grandchildren, Jasmine Caldwell, Patricia Birmingham, Olivia Birmingham, Ethan Jordan, Ethan Maikranz, Ronnie Smithart, Abby Smithart, Ashley Smithart, Cory Jordan, McKayla Maikranz, Aubrey Caldwell, Lexus Coon, Landen Caldwell and Alivia Owens, and Scarlett, Xander and Late Jaylen Shakespear.

Serving as pallbearers will be Casey Smithart, Justin Smithart, Billy Grace, Joey Caldwell, Tony Wells and Jamie Maikranz.

Donations may be made to Comfort Care Hospice of Andalusia in his memory.

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Alvie T.  Ainsworth, 73, of Andalusia, died on Sun., Feb. 3, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services were held on Wed., Feb. 6, at the First United Pentecostal Church in Andalusia with the Rev. Chester Watson officiating and interment following in Stone Lake Gardens with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include his wife, Mickey Ainsworth of Andalusia; two sons and daughter-in-law, Alvie Christopher (Jessica Marie) Ainsworth of Loango and Joshua Lane Ainsworth of Andalusia; three daughters, Wanda (Wayne) Worrells of Andalusia, Melinda Ainsworth (Guy) Gafford of Honoraville and Bernice (Jerry) Haskew of Andalusia; four sisters, Cloree (Paul) Neal and Glinda Oikle, both of Andalusia, Joyce (Harry) Kinsey of Montgomery and Betty Ann Ainsworth, also of Andalusia; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvie Lane Ainsworth; mothers, Mary Ainsworth and Annie Mae Ainsworth; sister, Ida Mae Scott; and brother, Arnold Hillard.

Pallbearers will be George Ainsworth, Aaron Lambert, Jerry Haskew, Michael Worrells, Jessie Barbarow and Richard Barbarow.

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