Atha La Fance Smallwood passed away peacefully at her residence on October 8, 2020, with her family gathered around her.
She proudly served as a Probation and Parole Officer for Marshall County, Alabama, for 28 years. She could outshoot any man in her cadet class and would tell anyone that would listen. She was loved by so many.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Onnie Newton; father, Roger Newton; brother, Rodney Newton; and daughter Ann Smallwood Crumbley.
She is survived by two daughters Stephanie Thompson (Jason Thompson) and Tabitha Colburn (Richard Colburn) and two grandchildren, Patrick Holder and Hailley Henry.
A graveside memorial was held at Lee Family Cemetery in Rainbow City On Thursday, October 15.