Funeral services for Thomas Houston Smithers, age 48, of Sulphur Springs, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2008, at Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Lee Huff will officiate. Interment will follow the services at the Cumby Cemetery.
Mr. Smithers passed away on Saturday evening, August 2, 2008, following a brief battle with cancer.
He was born April 30, 1960 - the son of JC and Cora Marie Smith Smithers.
He was a truck driver for RL Wright Trucking and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother, Cora Marie Smithers; 2 sisters - Pat George and husband Gene of Brashear, Billie Hill and husband Henry of Sulphur Springs; 1 brother - BJ Smithers and wife Ludonna of Brashear; 1 step daughter, Misty Veracruz of Sulphur Springs; 2 step sons - Steven Adair and Justin Adair, both of Sulphur Springs; 7 step grandchildren; his fiance - Cheree Huff of Sulphur Springs; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends that he loved dearly.
He was preceded in death by his father, a nephew - Wade Smithers, and a niece - Terri French.
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