Alyce Evelyn Smith

Published 3:00 pm Thursday, October 14, 2021

Mrs. Alyce Evelyn Smith, 94 went to be with her Lord on October 13, 2021. She was born on July 16, 1927, to the late James “Geems” Arthur Smith and Arcola Johnston Smith.

Mrs. Smith played the piano and organ at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for over 45 years and taught music for the public schools and private music for over 30 years. In her younger years, she loved to go shopping.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Billy Powell Smith; son, Joel “Joey” Arthur Smith; brother, Hugh V. Smith; sisters, Velma Britt, Maude Smith, Para Lee Smith, Martell Byrd, Laverne Lea and Kathryn Smart.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Ricky Powell Smith and wife, Betty Jo; and sister, Johnnie Jackson; brother-in-law, Frank Cary Smith and wife, Yvette; along with two grandchildren, Amy Smith (Brad) and Kellie Wallace (Jeremy); five great grandchildren, Walker Smith, Powell Smith and fiancé Lesley Walker, Rachel Smith, Warren Wallace, Stone Wallace and a host of nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

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