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Alonzo J. Smith

Alonzo J. Smith Alonzo J. Smith

Alonzo Joseph (Lonnie) Smith, 80, of New Albany, Ind., passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, surrounded by his family.

He was a member of Highland Avenue Holiness Church in Corydon, Ind. Lonnie retired as a mechanic from Irvin H. Whitehouse & Sons. He enjoyed cooking and baking, as well as gardening and working out in his yard.

He was born on April 5, 1940, in Frenchtown, Ind., to the late Cort and Elsie Wiseman Smith.

Lonnie was also preceded in death by his daughter, Tami Robbins.

Lonnie is survived by his daughters, Cindy Smith (Curtis), Jackie Keithley (Doug), Billie Edlin (Bob) and Dawn Waterbury (Junior); siblings, Ruth Wright (Sheldon), Lewis Smith (Hazel), Denzil Smith (Gerry), Wanda Weaver (Jerry) and Kelta Sherman (Brian); 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Wednesday after 9 a.m.

His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the chapel at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.

Contributions in Lonnie’s memory may be made to Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany, IN  47150).

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