Obituaries for Wed., Sept. 28, 2016

Published 1:56 am Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Cecil Clayton Smithart
Mr. Cecil Clayton Smithart, age 70, of Andalusia, passed away Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, at Andalusia Regional Hospital.
0928-obit-smithart0001Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016, at Foreman Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife, Okhui Smithart; daughter and son-in-law, Casey and Michael White of Andalusia; grandchildren, Christopher White, Mikah White, and Kaylee White; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Jean Smithart of Andalusia and Paul and Faye Smithart of Massachusetts; sister, Rachel Eddins; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Smithart is preceded in death by his parents, Cleve and Gladys Smithart; son, Chris Smithart; brothers, Earl, Max, Leonard, Carlos, and Billy Smithart; sister, Betty Smithart; and nephew, Jim Smithart.
Pallbearers will include Darrell Smithart, Michael Smithart, Ray Jordan, Kevin Jordan, Lomax Smithart, and Billy Wayne Smithart.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gilbert Weaver, Cecil Carnley, Julius Allen, Ralph Rutledge, Jimmy Threatt, Jimmy Allen, Claude Scott, Bill Palmer, and J.W. Petty.
For those unable to attend the service may sign the guest registry online at

Robert Ray
“Bobby” Ivey
Mr. Robert Ray “Bobby” Ivey, age 78 of Red Level, passed away Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, in the Andalusia Manor after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, at Beda Baptist  Church. The eulogy will be given by his son, Wade Ivey.
Mr. Ivey was the son of the late Jesse Cleveland Ivey and the late Anna Jones Ivey. He served in the U.S. Army for two years. He was employed for 36 years with Union Camp in Chapman as a plywood plant operator.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Pinkerton Ivey of Red Level; two sons, Wade (Denise) Ivey of Wing and Ken (Courtney) Ivey of Pensacola; brothers, Farrell (Linda) Ivey of Prattville, Phillip (Mary) Ivey of Hamburg, Ark., and Buck Ivey of Spanish Fort; sisters, Sara Grice and Margie Carnley, both of Andalusia; and six grandchildren.