Mr. Bobbie Allen Smith 79 of Shelbyville died Monday, April 1st, at Christian Care Center of Shelbyville after an extended illness. He was a native of Arley, Alabama; a retired General Superintendant of General Motors – Cadillac Division of Detroit, Michigan; a Veteran of the U.S. Army (Korean War) and a member of Fellowship For Christ Church, Shelbyville.
He was the son of the late James Earl and Ollie Viola Lindley Smith and the husband of the late Viola Anderton Smith; three sisters, Maitland Barton (Lester), Glenda Calloway (Hubert) and Jane Smith; six brothers, Early, Lura (Zettie), Stanley, Felton, John (Vera) and Blaine.
He is survived by his caregivers, neice and nephews, John Anderton, Sheila Holt of Shelbyville, Randy Smith of Arley, Alabama and several other nieces and nephews and two sister-in-laws, Joann Smith and Margean Smith Freeman.
Memorial Services will be held 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Arley First Baptist Church Rev. Zac Reno officiating. Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M.
Funeral Services in Shelbyville will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 5th, at Hillcrest Funeral Home Rev. Ray Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.