Albert Lee Smithson

Monday, January 23, 2017

Mr. Albert Lee Smithson, age 86, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 6 PM Monday, January 23, 2017, at First Christian Church. Reverend Kyle Harris and Brother Collin Jorgenson will officiate.

Graveside service, with full military honors, will be 11 AM Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at Willow Mount Cemetery.

He was born December 21, 1930, in Chapel Hill, to the late Marion Claude and Annie Mary Joyce Smithson. A veteran of he Korean War, he was a retired machinist and faithful member of First Christian Church.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Janie Smithson; sons, Timothy Lee Jorgensen and David Michael Jorgenson; brothers, William Smithson, Berry Smithson, Sam Smithson, and Thomas Smithson; sisters, Frances Barshears, Mary Jane Coble, Hazel Adair, granddaughter Michele Jorgenson, and great grandchild, Ethan Jorgenson.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy (Johnny) Reed, of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Collin (Lisa) Jorgenson, Rachel (Josh) Livesay, Steven Jorgenson, Rebecca Jorgenson, Ashley (Cara) Reed, and Tripp Reed; great-grandchildren, Allyson Jorgenson, Phoebe Jorgenson, Cash Livesay, Case Livesay, and Lorelei Livesay.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.