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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

Rev. Karey Finch

Rev. Karey C Finch


Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Mount Canaan Full Gospel Church. Interment in Elmwood ... View full obituary

Mr. Billy Hendrix

Mr. Billy W Hendrix


Mr. Billy Wayne Hendrix, age 60, departed this life April 22, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mr. Charles Fincher

Mr. Charles Fincher


Memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Smith & Gaston Southside Chapel.

Mr. Anthony Hanson

Mr. Anthony Hanson


Mr. Anthony (Amp) Hanson, age 63, departed this life April 19, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mrs. Queen Ester Porter

Mrs. Queen Ester C Porter


Mrs. Queen Ester Craig Porter, age 90, departed this life April 13, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mr. John Jones

Mr. John H Jones


Mr. John H. Jones, of Birmingham, passed April 12, 2015. ... View full obituary

Dr. Marjorie Lawson

Dr. Marjorie H Lawson


Dr. Marjorie H. Lawson, former Dean of Students at Lawson State Community College, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at ... View full obituary

Mrs. Althea Montgomery

Mrs. Althea P Montgomery


Mrs. Althea P. Montgomery was born in Birmingham 88 years ago. ... View full obituary

Mr. Torrey Ward

Mr. Torrey L Ward


Mr. Torrey L. Ward, Age 36, of Birmingham, Alabama died Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Celebration of Life held at Bartow ... View full obituary

Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis

Mrs. Elizabeth D Lewis


Mrs. Elizabeth D. Lewis, age 85, departed this life April 6, 2015. ... View full obituary

Baby Girl Khloe - Grace Wormely

Baby Girl Khloe - Grace L Wormely


Funeral services held 11:00, Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Smith & Gaston Southside Chapel. Interment Monday, April 20, 2015 at ... View full obituary

Mrs. Mary Myricks

Mrs. Mary E Myricks


Funeral service will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Ms. Annie Clegg

Ms. Annie P Clegg


Mrs. Annie Pearl Clegg, age 80, departed this life March 30, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mr. Bernard Gary

Mr. Bernard Gary

04/26/31 - 03/27/15

Mr. ... View full obituary

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