Passed away on April 6, 2020. She was born on August 10, 1947 in Aberdeen Mississippi, to the late Benjamin and Esther (Young) Smitherman, Sr. Esther will be greatly missed by her daughter, Denise Johnston; grandchildren, Andrew and Finch (Eostre) Johnston; sister, Elizabeth (Robert) Johnson; and her brother Jerry Smitherman. Arrangements have been entrusted to THE SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL. Due to the current COVID-19 health situation, services will be private. A livestream will be available on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5:25PM. Please visit www.schoedinger.comto access additional information or leave a special memory or condolence. In lieu of flowers, donations in Esther's name may be made to Capital City Hospice at https://capitalcityhospice.com/donate/.