Shamal D Smith

January 25, 2006 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 17) 17 Years Old

Shamal Smith Obituary

“There is a season for everything, and a season for every activity under the Heavens.” – Ecclesiastes 3:2

A Time to Be Born

Shamel Dior Smith was born on January 25, 2006 at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, New York to the parentage of Kimbalisha Smith and LeShaun Dinkins.

A Time to Plant

Shamel was a current senior at Clay Chalkville High School in Clay, Alabama. He was a three time bronze wrestler and excelled in this sport.

A Time to Embrace

Shamel began his new chapter at the age of 11 with Marlon and Phylis Spencer where he overcame many challenges and learned how to achieve greatness.

A Time to Build

Shamel was an excellent barber to his family and friends. His aspiration was to become a Master Barber and entrepreneur. He wanted to be a well sought out professional in the hair care industry.

A Time to Love

Shamel was energetic, lovable and a silly person who loved spending time with his family. He made them laugh, smile and had a passion for providing for his siblings. His barbering skills allowed him to create a better life for them. Shamel was kind hearted, a giver and an all- around joy to all he came in contact with. 

A Time to Die

Shamel exchanged time for eternity on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. He was preceded in death by father; LeShaun Dinkins; grandmother; Jeanette Smith; and grandfather; Lawrence Craig Cannon, Sr.

He leaves to cherish his memories: Mother; Kimbalisha Smith; two brothers; Cedric E. Smith; Chester Mitchell; seven sisters; Jeanette J. Smith- Settles; Divenna A. Smith; Amber R. Gonzalez; Kimbalisha C. Smith; Kalisha S. Smith; Dakota C. Smith; Chastity I. Smith; Aunts; Melissa Smith; Noel M. Mashburn(Tuval); uncles; Reginald Smith(Jacqueline); Kevin Spencer; Courtney Smith; Lawrence Craig Cannon, Jr.(Johnnie); three special nephews; Nolyand Ebinger, Bryson D. Ebinger and Roscoe D. Williams. He also leaves behind a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cornerstone Funeral Home
2416 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215

Celebration of Life
Friday
November 24, 2023

12:00 PM
New Life-Birmingham
9553 Parkway E
Birmingham, Al, AL 35215

Interment following funeral service
Friday
November 24, 2023

Sunrise Memorial Gardens
4386 Buzbee Road
Pinson, AL 35126

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