Mrs. Opal Slaton Smith

December 29, 1936 – February 25, 2021

Mrs. Smith was a loving Wife, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, & Friend. She was born on December 29, 1936 at High Point Community to Corbitt Slaton & Ruby Crane Slaton. She married Randall Mack Oscar Smith on June 4, 1960.

She is survived by:

Husband of 61 years: Randall Mack Oscar Smith

Children: Donna Smith, Karen “Sissy” McNutt, Margaret Henegar (Bodie), & Kimberly Meyer (John)

Siblings: Bobby Slaton, Ronnie Slaton (Marilyn), Vicky Rothell, & Sharon Burt (Ricky)

Grandchildren: Tonya Haas, Chase Walker, Shawn Willis, Dylan Henegar (Roxanne), David Henegar, Ryan Meyer (Carrie), & Joseph Meyer (Kristen)

Great-Grandchildren: Graiden Haas, Hudson Haas, Dustin Walker, Colt Walker, Kensleigh Meyer, Liam Meyer, & Kamryn Meyer

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Lupus Foundation of America ( 212 K Street NW, Suite 200-Washington DC 20037.




Date of Visitation: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Visitation Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM


Date of Funeral: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Funeral Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Funeral Time: 2:00 PM

Officiating: Eulogy by John Meyer

Share your condolences:


16 entries.
Kimmy from New Market, Al wrote on March 1, 2021 at 3:53 am
You were the absolute BEST wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. You loved everyone unconditionally and ALWAYS made sure that we all knew that we were loved by you. I love you, and I will miss you forever!!!
Veronica Vartanian from Fort Payne Al 35968 wrote on February 28, 2021 at 6:23 pm
A true Smith with Heart!She was a warrior of this Time!A true dreamer of the Future:Always up to the Plate not always making the home run,but always trying! Loved a good Country Song!Loved her family always.No matter the circumstances! My friend,Auntie,but most of all my sister. Never let me down always when I was ìn Need.I will miss all of our conversations and her sweet smile,all the hugs she new that I needed,always ready to give.I am so sorry for your loss.Love you all!Big Bear Hugs to all! No words to say that will stop the loss you feel: Stay Strong ,Remember Her words! Love you always!
Carmela Smith {Crane} from Fort Payne, Al 35967 wrote on February 28, 2021 at 1:33 pm
My deepest sympathy to all your family. She was an amazing woman and I was blessed to be her friend.
Sandy McNutt from Valley Head wrote on February 28, 2021 at 5:07 am
I will miss our chats every time we ran into each other. Her smile was like the brightest sunshine ever ..I will miss my sweet friend so much!! She had told me that mom and her were BF's in school so I know they had the best times together, I wish I could listen to her stories again .I'm here for you girls....if you EVER need anything. Bro. Billy sends his condolences, he loves you all so much!! I do too//I don't do funeral well.....but you know how to reach me were closer to me than my own sisters.. LOVE YOU GIRLS!!!!!!!! STAY STRONG ..& remember we will all be back together one day!!!!
Laura J Stone from Fort Payne, Al wrote on February 27, 2021 at 9:50 pm
I was in School at High Point with Opal, I think 5th or 6th Grade. I retired from the Electric Co, here over 20 years ago, I worked there 20 years, so I enjoyed seeing Opal thru the years, Loved her. I was called ('Syd) Jones, my sister worked at Walmart many years. (Stella Jones) she passed away 2008).
Mary (Poe)Tench from Atlanta, GA wrote on February 27, 2021 at 9:25 pm
Sweet, Sweet Opal....
Sallie and Sarah and John will be glad to see you.
Sorry I can’t come to the funeral but know I will be there in spirit.
My deepest condolences.🙏
Jo Lund from Grand Blanc wrote on February 27, 2021 at 2:13 pm
My prayers are with you Kim and all of your family. May God wrap his arms around you all during this hard time. ❤
Teran (grandchild) from Rainsville wrote on February 27, 2021 at 1:21 pm
We surely miss you, all of us grandchildren and great grandchildren. We all love you very much
Karen Killian from Fort Payne Alabama wrote on February 27, 2021 at 4:37 am
My deepest condolences on the loss of this sweet lady,R.I.P.Miss Opal, God you all.
Carla Donaldson from Waterford wrote on February 26, 2021 at 10:17 pm
Kim I am So Sorry to hear about your sweet mama.... Prayers are with you and your family.... May the Lord guide you through this difficult time ❤️
Tracy from Fort payne wrote on February 26, 2021 at 10:07 pm
I am randall's niece so sorry for ur loss
Chelsea Emerson from Highland Michigan wrote on February 26, 2021 at 7:33 pm
So sorry for your loss ... Kim i loved hearing the storys about your mom remember the good times you all are in my prayers
Norma McCall from Waterford Mi 49327 wrote on February 26, 2021 at 7:21 pm
Rember all the good times .that will keep you going. Love you Norma
Dustin from white lake wrote on February 26, 2021 at 7:10 pm
we will miss you so much nanny love you soooo much 💕 ❤️
Kay Hansen from Crossville wrote on February 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm
May we forever remember her spunk and wit. She was my dearest friend and I will miss her. She has one of the best families ever.
Kathy Little from Warren MI wrote on February 26, 2021 at 6:06 pm
My Condolences to the family. I only met Opal a few times but I could tell she was a warm and loving person. I know she will be greatly missed. May you find some comfort in all of your fond memories of her

Mrs. Opal Slaton Smith2021-02-26T17:33:05+00:00
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