(WOODLAND) Then funeral for Jeremiah Smith, 10, of Woodland was Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Allan Daniel and Bro. Marty Dunlap officiating.
Jeremiah died Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Children's Hospital in Birmingham.
A lifelong Woodland resident, Jeremiah was born Feb. 25, 2010, in Alex City. He attended Mt. Carmel Church of Christ and was a fourth-grader at Woodland Elementary School. Jeremiah loved to hunt and fish, especially coon hunting, playing in dirt with trucks and tractors, riding his bike and the outdoors. He loved everything about living on a farm, from the tractors and livestock to the chickens and goats.
Survivors include his mother, Denise Michelle Herren of Woodland; father, Joshua Seth Smith of Woodland; biological father, Richard Clint Loveless (Yvonne Triplett); siblings, Jaycee Smith, Josie Herren, Joshua "Seth" Smith, Jasper Smith and Caylie Adamson; maternal grandparents, Randy and Teresa Herren of Woodland; paternal grandparents, Jimmy Smith and Richard and Rhonda Loveless, all of Woodland; great-grandmother, Ann Baldwin of Roanoke; maternal great-grandparents, Arthur and Peggy Eidson and Rushell and Catherine Herren, all of Woodland; and aunts and uncles, Nicholas Herren, Billy Herren, Whitney Herren, Scott Smith, Jarrett Smith, and Brandy and Jamie Dukus. Jeremiah was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Jeanette F. Herren; great-grandfather, Gene Baldwin; and great-grandparents, Agnes Nunn, Otis Smith, Pearl Rice and Thomas Nunn.
Pallbearers were Billy Herren, Nick Herren, Lincoln Forsythe, Michael Keith, Brian Hoob, Scott Smith and Josh Smith.
Donations may be made to Benefield Funeral Home to go towards final expenses. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.