Thomas Lyde Smith
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Thomas Lyde Smith

September 09, 1953 - March 08, 2008

Thomas Lyde Smith

September 09, 1953 - March 08, 2008


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Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for Thomas Lyde Smith

Funeral services for Thomas Lyde Smith III, age 54 of Jacksonville will be held on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel with full Masonic Rites and Chaplain Thomas Allred officiating. Interment will be at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs. Mr. Smith died March 8, 2008 at the VA Hospital, Birmingham, Mr. Smith was a resident of Jacksonville, Al. He was a graduate of Marion Military Institute and Jacksonville State University. Mr. Smith was the designer and creator of the Veterans Memorial Park in Anniston. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 443 and the Anniston York Rite Bodies, Past Blusterous Master and Red Cross of Constantine Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Maureen Shirley Smith, Jacksonville; son, Christopher Thomas Lyde Smith, Jacksonville; Father Thomas Lyde Smith Jr., Fairhope, AL; Mother Jane Donald Smith, Fairhope, Al; Brother Donald G. Smith, Norfolk, VA, Sister Amanda Andrus Salt Lake City, Utah; and Aunt Sarah Anne Smith, Anniston. Pallbearers will be members of Masonic Lodge 443 Online condolences may be made to the family at In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. Phone 1-800-955-4572

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