Allie Itura Leverette Smith

Published 12:01 am Saturday, September 28, 2013

Allie Itura Leverette Smith

Allie Itura Leverette Smith, 90, of Montgomery, Alabama died on September 26, 2013 at Baptist East Hospital after a brief illness.

Itura Smith was the wife of the late Calvin Curtis Smith; mother of Debrah Smith Goodman (Fayetteville, Arkansas) and Dianne (Dwight Yoder) Smith-Yoder (Mobile, Alabama); grandmother of Ashley (Donna Robertson) Goodman (Suwanee, Georgia), Lauren Goodman (Fayetteville, Arkansas), Melissa Goodman (Fayetteville, Arkansas), the late William “Zev” Goodman, and Matthew Yoder (Cleveland, Ohio). She is the great grandmother of Lexia Goodman (Fayetteville, Arkansas).

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Itura was the daughter of John W. and Minnie E. Leverette, sister of the late Eldred “Buddy” (Ruth) Leverette, the late Johnnie A. “Gus” (Hilda Leverette Godwin) Leverette, and the late Ruby “Sis” Boggan Roberts. She was the sister-in-law of the late Ileana Smith (the late Ed) Brown (Montgomery, Alabama) and the late Lacey (Jamalyn) Smith (Montgomery, Alabama).

Itura was the aunt of John Wayne (Lois) Boggan (Petrey, Alabama), Danny (Judy) Leverette (Auburn, Alabama), Eric (JaniceThompson) Brown (Letohatchee, Alabama), Teresa Leverette (Paul) Collins (Tampa, Florida), the late Shawn Brown, and Eugene Smith (Montgomery, Alabama).

Itura served as manager for Winkelman’s Department Store in Detroit, Michigan for 18 years then worked for Vanity Fair in Luverne, Alabama until her retirement.

She loved quilting, crocheting, cooking, watching the Atlanta Braves, being with family and helping others.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy, Alabama. Visitation will be from 12:00pm to 2:00 pm. Funeral will begin at 2:00pm in the Dillard chapel followed by gravesite at Wingard Cemetery. The pallbearers will be John Wayne Boggan, Danny Leverette, Eric Brown, Dwight Yoder, Eugene Smith, and Chad Leverette. Service will be presided by Reverend William Leverette. Flowers or donations to American Cancer Society, St. Jude’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House or Georgia Masonic Home will be greatly appreciated in honor Itura Smith and her life.

To sign the online guest register please visit