Mr. Billy Jerry Smith better known as Jerry, age 76 of Winfield passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born on October 7, 1945 to William Haskel Smith and Flora Mae Warren Smith, a few Days after his 76th birthday, Jerry passed away in the same home he was born in. Jerry was a 1964 graduate of Brilliant High School where he excelled in football and basketball. On July 4, 1964 he married his high school sweetheart, Judy Lee Spiller, together they had three beautiful children, a son and two daughters. Jerry retired from the 3-M Company in Guin after 35 years of service.
Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time on the Tennessee River. He loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren, and watching Alabama Football.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy Lee Spiller Smith, son, Jerry Michael Smith (Tabitha), daughters, Dewana Lee Smith and Candy Clarrissa Smith-Hollis (Kedric), grandchildren, Ashley Files (Casey), Katlyn Smith, McChael Smith (Macy), Stephanie Vickery, Trace Vickery, Kali Smith, Brooklynn Hollis, Elijah Hollis, step-grandchildren, Chase Cochran (Morgan) and Zack Cochran (Katie), nine great grandchildren, sister, Bobbie Garrett (Bill) and a brother, Tony Smith (Susan) and a host of nieces, nephews and other close family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Flora Mae Smith, siblings, Wayne Harold Smith, William Ellis Smith, Mary Frances Bostick and Jimmy Terrell Smith and his beloved dog “Animal” that was by his side for 13 years.
Jerry will be truly missed by, his loving wife of 57 years, his children, grandchildren, and his friends. The family would like to thank, Amedisys Hospice for their compassion and care during this time.
Funeral services for Jerry will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home. Pastor Willie Joe Hollis and Pastor Jeremy Harris will officiate. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Smith family.