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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

Judge J. R Pearson


Funeral Arrangements Pending.

Mr. Rufus Byrd

Mr. Rufus Byrd


Mr. Rufus Byrd, age 76, of Mary Ester, Florida, passed on to be with his beloved Lord and Savior on ... View full obituary

Mrs. Mary Elmore

Mrs. Mary L Elmore


Mrs. Mary Lene Elmore, age 90, departed this life October 17, 2014. Family Hour will be held Friday, October 24, ... View full obituary

Mrs. Shirley Evans

Mrs. Shirley L Evans


Funeral Service will be held 12:00 Noon, Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. John A.M.E. Church. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mr. Herman Johnson

Mr. Herman Johnson


Mr. Herman Johnson, age 81, departed this life October 15, 2014. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 ... View full obituary

Mrs. Erma Jenkins

Mrs. Erma J Jenkins


Mrs. Erma Jean Jenkins, age 73, departed this life October 14, 2014. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, October 22, ... View full obituary

Mr. Clinton Dawson, Jr.

Mr. Clinton Dawson, Jr.


Mr. Clinton Dawson, age 40, departed this life October 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014 ... View full obituary

Mrs. Ruth Hughes

Mrs. Ruth T Hughes


Mrs. Ruth T. Hughes, departed this life October 13, 2014. Family Hour will be held Friday, October 17, 2014 from ... View full obituary

Mrs. Nellie Green

Mrs. Nellie M Green


Mrs. Nellie Mae Green, age 72, of Gardendale, Alabama passed away on October 11, 2014. She is survived by her ... View full obituary

Mrs. Stella Cleveland

Mrs. Stella W Cleveland


Mrs. Stella Webb Cleveland, age 65, departed this life October 9, 2014. Family Hour will be held Friday, October 17, ... View full obituary

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