Zadie Smith

Zadie Margaret Smith (DeVane)

Sunday, April 8th, 1928 - Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Ms. Zadie Margaret DeVane Smith, age 92, a resident of Dothan, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020, at Southeast Health.

Private services for the family will be held Sunday, August 16, 2020, at Glover Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jerry Grandstaff officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory with Mr. Andrew Sharp officiating and Glover Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Southside Baptist Church “Senior Adult Program”, 423 E. Cottonwood Road, Dothan, AL, 36301.

Ms. Smith was born April 8, 1928, in Cowarts, Alabama to Willie Paul and Ina Ruth DeVane. She was a graduate of Houston County High School and later worked at Sears for several years. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Southside Baptist Church for over 60 years.

Ms. Smith is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Maxie Smith; a daughter, Starla Smith Perez; three brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include three sons, Danny Smith (Mary Margaret) of Kennesaw, Georgia, Sammy D. Smith (Alisa) of Orlando, Florida, James Phillip Smith (Cindy) of Webb, Alabama; a daughter, Margaret Wyatt (Joe) of Webb, Alabama; a son-in-law, Aaron Perez of Webb, Alabama; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Serving as active pallbearers will be: Elliott Smith, Anthony Bonanni, Joe Wyatt, Andrew Sharp, Tony Riley and Aaron Perez.

Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at
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Service Details

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, August 16th, 2020 |
    Sunday, August 16th, 2020
    Glover Funeral Home Chapel
    1468 Hartford Highway
    Dothan, AL 36301
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    Dr. Jerry Grandstaff
    Mr. Andrew Sharp
  • Interment

    Sunday, August 16th, 2020 |
    Sunday, August 16th, 2020
    Gardens of Memory
    6200 US Highway 431 N
    DOTHAN, AL 36303
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Susan Olsen

Posted at 04:54pm
Thoughts and prayers for the loss of your wonderful Matriarch. I know Mrs. Smith was loved and admired by many--may your family find comfort in the days and weeks ahead.

Pat Johnson

Posted at 01:20am
My Prayers and Love are with you and your family Marg. I know she was a sweet lady from hearing you talk about her. Also from knowing you.

Elinor Bonanni

Posted at 12:08pm
Our hearts and prayers are with you.
With much love, Elinor and Tony Bonanni

Janice Blizzard

Posted at 11:47am
My thoughts and prayers are with all. I’m so sorry for your lose. I think of her often. I’ll never forget her. Take care.

Kayria Blair

Posted at 09:05am
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