Beecher Elijah Smith

BYRDSTOWN--Beecher Elijah Smith, 70, 9780 Faix Rd. Byrdstown, passed away Friday, July 31, at his residence. He was a retired employee from Dupont, Louisville, Ky.
He was born Feb. 19, 1939 in Clinton County, Ky. the son of the late Jamees Douglas Smith and Ruth Norris Smith. He lived most of his life in Louisville, Ky. He was a member of the Star Point Church of Christ and a devoted employee of Brown Funeral Chapel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, Teresa Lynn Smith; three sisters, Millie Glass, Martha Tompkins and Mary Walker; nine brothers, Simmion, Roy, Paul, Abel, James, David, Daniel, Jesse and Levi Smith.
Surviving relatives include wife, Brenda (Ferrell) Smith, Byrdstown; daughter, Karen Smith Sherrod, Louisville, Ky.; son, Beecher Elijah Smith Jr., Bowling Green, Ky.; sister, Eunice Anderson, Byrdstown; brother, Ernest Smith, Shelbyville, Ky.; three sisters-in-law: Joyce Smith, Cincinnati, Oh.; Delta Smith, Byrdstown; Claudia Smith, Louisville, Ky.; six grandchildren Carmine, Thomas, Lauren Prinzo; Blake and Bailey Smith; Jessie Sherrod; three great grandchildren Gabrial, Sierra and Arilyn Prinzo; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating. Burial was at Winningham Family Cemetery. Pallbearers were Carmine and Thomas Prinzo, Blake, Johnny, Tim and Roy Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Lauren Prinzo, Bailey Smith and Jessie Sherrod. Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.

Special thanks to Lora Presley of the Pickett County Press for sending this information to the web site.

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