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John Allen Smith

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

Thursday, April 12, 1945
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
Memory Gardens of the Valley, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 10 at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

John Allen SmithJohn Allen Smith, 65, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010, in Weatherford.

Smith was born April 12, 1945, in Bugtown, Ind., the son of Albert Anderson and Marybelle Elsie Ehrhart Smith. John was born at home because he wanted to be close to his mother. He was married to the former Sylvia Ann "Pick" Harden for nearly 45 years prior to her death in 2008. John made his career in the oil and gas business. He retired and loved his life on the "River."

John was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia "Pick" Smith in 2008; a son, JB Smith in 2007; a grandson, Austin in 2002; and his father.

Survivors include his Daughter, Michelle Barnett and husband, Bart, of Poolville; son, Thurmon Smith and Meagan Barnes of Weatherford; grandchildren, BJ, Josh, Chris, Bart Jr., Tas, Colton, Shelbi, and Haley; great-grandchildren, Riley, John Allen Smith IV, Kristen, and Hayden; mother, Marybelle Gaddis and husband, Harold; brother, Albert Smith and wife, Dorothy; sister, Elsie Underwood and husband, Frank, all of Odessa; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in Memory Gardens of the Valley.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston
Avenue, Weatherford.

Sports Calendar

Monday, April 27

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 28

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Granbury, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, May 1

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game and Senior Night
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Cleburne, 5:00 pm. *District Game

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