May 28, 1939 June 8, 2019 On June 8, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer, Harry Eugene Smallwood went to be with the Lord for eternity. He was 80 years old. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1PM at the Jeffcoat-Trant Chapel, in Opelika, AL. Interment will immediate follow at the Garden Hills Cemetery at 1218 Frederick Road, Opelika, AL. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at Jeffcoat-Trant Chapel. He was born in Monroe, Georgia. He lived in Macon and Jesup, Georgia, but was a long-time resident of Opelika. He attended Pepperell Elementary, was a graduate of Opelika High School, maintaining many lifelong friendships. He enjoyed attending Church of the Highlands in Auburn, AL. He retired, after 35 years of service, from Sonat, Inc., formerly known as Southern Natural Gas Co. Throughout his life he loved the outdoors. He played softball, coached little league baseball teams, farming and raising cattle, and enjoyed gardening. He loved the Lord, family and his time with children and also his grandchildren. He will leave us a legacy of faith and a lifetime of wonderful memories, and was affectionately known as "Papa". Preceded in death by his parents, M.L. and Nellie Smallwood, and an infant sister, Faye Smallwood. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Bobbie Ann Smallwood; Three Sisters: Laverne Lockhart, Linda (Tony) Chandler; a brother: Jerry (Linda) Smallwood. His son, Sandy Smallwood; his three daughters, Belinda Smallwood (Bruce) Mewbourne, Lauire Smallwood, Lynn Smallwood (Nick) Capps; and three grandchildren, Joshua Mewbourne, Allison Mewbourne, and Chloe Capps. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Load entries