The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia. Reverend Allen Waters Jr., pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Ms. Vera Davis Smith was born in Macon County Georgia on March 25, 1937 to the late Dock Davis, Sr. and Georgia Rogers Davis. Three brothers, James Davis, Frank Davis, and Tracy Davis, and two sisters, Essie Mae Davis and Ella Mae Washington, preceded her in death. At an early age, she joined New Hope Baptist Church. She graduated from Flint River Farm High School. She was married to the late James Sanders Smith. After many years of dedicated service, she retired from Southern Frozen Foods.
She leaves a legacy of love and golden memories to her beloved family, which include two children, Cynthia Smith Lassiter (Leon) Albany Georgia; Ronnie James Smith (Gema) Woodbridge Virginia; one granddaughter Joy Angelica Smith and one grandson Andre Alexander Dukes; one sibling, Dock Davis (Myrtis) Hartford, Connecticut; a host of beloved cousins, including Annie Mae Hollingshead, Miami, Florida; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends, including devoted friend Edythe and James Brown and family.
- SARA CLEMONS(Friday, April 18 14 12:30 am EDT)
IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW KNOW THAT GOD IS THERE TO COMFORT YOU AND WIPE AWAY YOUR TEARS.GOD UNDERSTANDS YOUR PAIN AND HE FEELS THE GRIEF YOU FEEL.GO TO GOD IN PRAYER AND HE IN TIME WILL HEAL.[WITH DEEP SYMPATHY]
- Cheryl K. Hunt(Wednesday, April 16 14 07:05 pm EDT)
To the family of the late Ms. Vera Smith & family:
We greet you in the joy of Jesus, the hope of the Holy Spirit, and with
It's in these times of sorrow where the love and support of our families
mean so very much to us all. Even though miles may physically separate
some of us on today, our love and compassion is spiritually present with
Aunt Vera, as we knew as children, will always be remembered as a loving
and kind soul. We shall never forget the great food, times, and the
laughs we shared at Granny's house with her & the family!
God, in His infinite wisdom places people in our lives for reasons and
seasons. Our family was blessed to have known her and to have
experienced the unconditional love shown to us.
We pray that God will grant added strength to the family now and
forerver more, as you celebrate this great legacy of love, life, and
laughs shared by so many.
Please know that our thoughts, prayers, and love are with you.
Respectfully & sorrowfully submitted,
The daughters & family of the late Mamie "Git" Byse.