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Serving Alabama for Almost A Century

Since 1923, the community of Birmingham, Alabama has trusted Smith & Gaston Funeral Services, Inc. in their time of need. We value our reputation for providing the highest quality funeral services, with the personal attention and professionalism to help your family through this difficult time.

The staff at Smith and Gaston Funeral Home is committed to providing dignified, respectful and compassionate assistance to every family. Recognizing that each family is unique, our staff provides personalized assistance to create a meaningful service that honors the life and memory of your loved one.

We are a full service funeral home with a focus on traditional service offerings, including:

• Traditional funerals
• Memorial services
• Graveside ceremonies
• Military services
• Basic and full service cremation options
• Collaboration with other funeral homes
• Grief support
• Preplanning

Paul G. Gardner
, Funeral Director & Embalmer  


Eric A. Gardner, Funeral Director & Embalmer
Vice President

Smith & Gaston Funeral Services, Inc.
102 - 6th Avenue SW
Birmingham, Alabama 35211
205-322-4868 - fax

Mrs. Mary Evans

Mrs. Mary Evans


Funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church. Interment in Zion ... View full obituary

Ms. Britney Ford

Ms. Britney Ford


Funeral arrangements pending.

Mr. Moses Haywood

Mr. Moses Haywood


Funeral service will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at First Baptist Church Graysville. Interment in George Washington ... View full obituary

Mr. Willie Harris

Mr. Willie H Harris


Funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Zion Hope Baptist Church. Interment in Alabama National ... View full obituary

Mr. Robert Kelly, Jr

Mr. Robert L Kelly, Jr


Funeral service will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 07, 2015 at Groveland Baptist Church. Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery. ... View full obituary

Ms. Wanda Davenport

Ms. Wanda F Davenport


Ms. Wanda Faye Davenport, age 51, departed this life February 22, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mrs. Bina Merriweather

Mrs. Bina M Merriweather

10/17/24 - 02/20/15

Mrs. Bina Marie Hammond Merriweather, of Birmingham, Alabama entered eternal glory on February 20, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mr. Charles Peterson

Mr. Charles W Peterson

11/20/50 - 02/20/15

Mr. ... View full obituary

Mrs. Rebecca Blackmon

Mrs. Rebecca A Blackmon


Ms. ... View full obituary

Mr. Herman Faulkner

Mr. Herman Faulkner


Mr. Herman Faulkner, age 81, departed this life February 18, 2015. ... View full obituary

Baby Jordan Thomas

Baby Jordan L Thomas


Baby Jordan Lawrence Thomas, infant son of Jessica Danielle Wilson and Lawrence Thomas, departed this life February 18, 2015. ... View full obituary

Ms. Shirley Turner

Ms. Shirley L Turner


Ms. Shirley L. Turner, age 59, departed this life February 16, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mrs. James Wells

Mrs. James E Wells

05/30/22 - 02/15/15

Mrs. James Edna Peters Wells, was born May 30, 1922 to the union of Desabee and Agnes Gazaway Peters. ... View full obituary

Mrs. Willie Gardner

Mrs. Willie G Gardner


Mrs. Willie Gray Watson Gardner, age 92, departed this life February 14, 2015. ... View full obituary

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