Retired Elder Rev. Ernest Hermon Smotherman of Huntsville died on July 16, 2010.
His funeral will be at Moulton UMC on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Burial will be at Moulton Memory Gardens.
Bishop Will Willimon says, “We are thankful God led Ernie Smotherman to North Alabama. He was a long-time member of our Conference. We are grateful for his service and leadership to churches here in North Alabama. We remember his wife of 64 years, Arnette, and their family in our prayers during this time.”
Rev. Smotherman was ordained an Elder in 1953. He served churches in Tennessee and North Carolina before coming to North Alabama. During his ministry in North Alabama he served Henegar and as staff member of the Upper Sand Mountain Parrish; Lineville First; Houston; and Ensley First. He retired in 1988.
Please remember the Smotherman family in your prayers.