Bertie Myers Lowery SmithAugust 6, 1928 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 88)
Bertie Myers Lowery Smith
Sylacauga, AL - Funeral service for Bertie Myers Lowery Smith, 88, will be Monday, May 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Radney-Smith Chapel. Burial will be in Hollins Cemetery in Hollins, AL.
Mrs. Bertie Lowery Smith of Sylacauga, formerly of Wetumpka and Gardendale, was born on August 6, 1928 in Birmingham and passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Sylacauga Health and Rehab. She was born to Charles and Charlotte Myers and was the youngest of 11 children. She worked many years as a frozen food manager for Food World in Gardendale and around the Birmingham area. In 1975, she moved to Wetumpka where she worked at Jiffy Chek, a convenience store owned by her daughter, Donis. For those years she loved and cared for the people of her community and mentored many young people while they worked for her. She was always very active in the lives of her children and grandchildren and became invested in the lives of all her customers. She was preceded in death by her parents; 10 brothers and sisters; daughter, Donis Goolsby; two sons-in-law, Sherman Humber and Johnny Goolsby; and one great-grandson, Nelson John Goolsby.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter, Pat (Charles Louie) Gallops; eight grandchildren, Becky (Lynn) Bolton, Chris (Donna) Gallops, Janet (Jason) Gordon, Scott (Christy) Goolsby, Steve (Rhonda) Goolsby, Stan (Leigh) Goolsby, LaDonna (Will) Quincey, and Chuck (Julia) Franklin; 18 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, May 1, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff of Sylacauga Health and Rehab for their excellent care and love they gave her every day.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.
Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.