Alfred Eugene Smith passed away peacefully at home with family surrounding him on March 17, 2021. Visitation will be Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of the service at 3:00 p.m. at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram, MS. Interment will follow at Lakewood South Memorial Park in Jackson, MS. Alfred is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris Ophelia Barlow Smith; children, Renea Smith (Richard), Andrea Hillhouse (Frank), and Alfred Smith II (Sonya); 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Alfred was born in Lincoln County, Mississippi on August 05, 1932 to Hiram Rankin and Mattie Mae Chandler Smith. He was the youngest of eight children. Alfred served in the army during the Korean War and later retired from Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, owned several businesses, and had numerous other jobs during his lifetime. He was married to the love of his life for 66 years. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and loved the Lord and his church. He taught his family that God comes first and family comes second. He faithfully served in his church his entire married life and lived a life of integrity and generosity in his interactions with all people. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Smith’s name may be made to University of Mississippi Medical Center, Children’s Cancer Hospital, 2500 North State St., Jackson, MS 39216 or Dayspring Community Church, PO Box 1224, Clinton, MS, 39060.