Dec. 2, 1998 Homewood Jefferson County Alabama, USA
William (Bill) Douglas Nesmith, son of Walter Royce & Gussie Myrtle Roberts Nesmith, both deceased, was born in the old area of Patton Chapel, now Hoover, AL. Bill later moved to the Bluff Park area of Hoover,for over 40 yrs. He was the 7th child of 8 children. Brothers: Woodie (Dessie), Auburn, AL; James (Dollie) Riverside, CA; Charles (Elsie) Salem, OR; Ray (Peggy) Ft.Worth, TX; George (Sue) Columbia,SC & Robert (Becky) of Hoover, AL. All 6 brothers & 4 sisters n law are deceased. A sister, Sue N. Moon (Gordon) lives in Guntersville, AL. Bill was the husband of Betty Jones Nesmith & father of 3 children: George Michael Nesmith of Mobile, AL; William Dean Nesmith (Sue) of Summerland Key, FL; Kathi Jones Nesmith Rozof (Rusty) of Helena. Grandfather of 6: Michelle N. Greer (Chad), Mobile, AL; Adam G.Nesmith (Mandi) of Orlando,FL and Marc A. (Valerie) Nesmith of Vestavia, AL. Shannon R. Kidd (Matt), Montgomery, AL; Kaitlin G.Rozof, Helena & NYC; Laura 'Dooda' Rozof of Helena & Montgomery. Six Grtgrdchildren; Allie & Addie Greer; Nic & Natalie Nesmith; Grayson Kidd of Montgomery & Juliet Nesmith of B'ham. Walter Royce & Gussie Roberts Nesmith moved from Marshall/Blount Cos., AL in the late 1920's. Walter was a school teacher before moving to Patton Chapel and after coming to the Patton Chapel area, he became a rural mail carrier.