James Allen Smith
March 23, 1936 – January 4, 2020

Mr. James Allen Smith passed away on January 4, 2020. He was born on March 23, 1936 to the late Allie and Lavinia Smith.

He graduated from Brighton High School and was retired from Kimberly-Clark. He served in the National Guard Reserves, was a 50+ year member of The Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Dunham 150 Lodge Covington;  a member of the Al Chymia Shriners and a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. He was an avid Genealogist, and Tipton County Historian Specialist. He was also a member of the Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church of Atoka.


In addition to his parents, James Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Durham Smith and by his brother, John Densmore Smith.

He is survived by his longtime friends Marvin W. Johnson, Gail S. Johnson and Tracy Channell.

A graveside service was  held on Monday, Jan. 13,  at 11 a.m. in the Salem Cemetery in Atoka. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home was in charge of services, www.maleyyarbrough.com.

Please send any memorials to the Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.