Sadie Smith - Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery
April 3, 2013
Dec. 6, 1925 – March 12, 2013
Funeral Schedule: 04/08/13 2:30 PM
Arrangements: Funeral ceremony at the grave-site only.
Burial Location: Garden of Well of Samaria
Sadie West Smith, a native of Marengo County, AL and a longtime resident of Mobile, AL, passed away March 12, 2013 at the age of 87. She was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School over forty years. Also an educator, she taught at University of South Alabama, Shaw High School, St. Paul’s Episcopal School and Davidson High School. A highlight of her career was participating in a Fulbright Grant in Cairo, Egypt for educators. She also authored a teachers’ manual for Alabama History textbooks. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Donald C. Smith; her parents Kate Etheridge West and John Rivers West and her brothers Quince West, Ted West and Bobby West. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Ames (Skip) and two grandsons Johnathon Ames and David Ames, all of Mobile, AL, as well as siblings Belle Barron, Jane Dill, Maxine Churchwell and Don West from Mississippi. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Spring Hill Baptist Church on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation at 10:30 a.m. Memorials may be made to Spring Hill Baptist Church Foundation, 2 S. McGregor Ave, Mobile, AL 36608 or Adoption Rocks P. O. Box 82232 Mobile, AL 36689.
Interment arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum, 6100 Three Notch Rd., Mobile, AL 36619 | 251-661-1333