John Leonard Smitherman – Jan. 26, 1936/September 27, 2012.

Filed under: Obituaries |

John Leonard Smitherman of Duncanville passed away September 27, 2012.

He was born Jan. 26, 1936 in Bib Mill, Alabama, the son of Sim T. Smitherman & Lillian Grace Kelly Smitherman.

Preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Smitherman in June 2009, Mr. Smitherman is survived by his daughter, Lisa Fyffe & her husband, Terry; grandson, Nick Fyffe & wife, Kimberly; granddaughter, Kristen Sweeney & husband, Matt; great granddaughter, Keleigh Fyffe; sisters, Ella Mae Wilkerson & Jaydean Lee.

Graveside Service is 11:30 AM, Monday, October 1, 2012 at Little Bethel Cemetery in Duncanville.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Sunday at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville.