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John Edward Smith
March 8, 1937 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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John Edward Smith of Coffee Springs, Alabama passed away Thursday, August 24, 2023 in Dothan, Alabama surrounded by his family. He was 86.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, August 28, 2023 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Enterprise with Reverend Keith Martin officiating. Burial will follow in The Mount Carmel Primitive Baptist Church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Enterprise directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm and continuing until service time.
Mr. Smith was born March 8, 1937 in Alabama to the late Alexander and Georgia Stephens Smith. He was part owner of J & J Industrial Pipe Fitting in Dothan, Alabama for many years. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, his family and animals. He was the youngest and only remaining survivor of eight siblings. In addition to his parents, one son, Edward Benjamin Smith preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Smith; three children: Linda Moring (Luckey) of Coffee Springs, AL, Janet Autrey (Mark) of Prattville, AL, Sheila Vass (Robbie) of Eustis, FL; seven grandchildren: Jared, Amanda, Jessica, Georgia, Virginia, John, Katie; eight great-grandchildren: Luckey, Evelyn, Linden, Logan, Sara, Ronnie, Dakota, Montana, and two more on the way.