Graveside services will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Hwy 26 W, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Minnie Lee Schofield Smith was born to the parentage of the late Mr. Roosevelt Schofield Sr. and the late Mrs. Jannie Williamson Schofield in Macon County, Georgia. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County whereas she acquired her elementary education from the historic Oglethorpe Grammar School and her high school education from the historic D.F. Douglass High School.
For thirty five years she was employed with Southern Frozen Food as a line technician. She was a member of Davis Chapel AME Church of Oglethorpe, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Emma Lee Cephus, Luverne Perkins, Leola Mitchell, Willie B. Schofield, and Ciceroe Schofield.
She leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to her beloved daughters, Sheila Schofield Burnan (Gerald), Jerita Schofield all of Montezuma, Georgia; five grandchildren, Demero Schofield, Sr., Shanikki Schofield both of Montezuma, Georgia, Matthew Schofield, Warner Robins, Georgia, Marita Schofield, Montezuma, Georgia, Alexander Perkins; thirteen great grandchildren, Dequntaez Clayton, Zacharias Schofield, Demero Schofield, Joshua Perkins, Taraji Brown, Omarion Schofield, Kaylee Schofield, Indyia Schofield, Serenity Brown all of Montezuma, Georgia, Zurielle Schofield, Warner Robins, Georgia, Kenzliee Clayton, Makinlynn Hubbert, Chanel McDonald; six siblings and their spouses, Walter B. (Artie) Schofield, Jacksonville, Florida, Jannie Schofield Beal, Montezuma, Georgia, Roosevelt Schofield, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Johnny Schofield (Sheila)Reno, NV, and Jerry Schofield, Jacksonville, Florida; sisters-in-law, Helen Schofield, Jacksonville, Florida; and a host of beloved niece nephews, other cousins and friends Earnestine Sanders, Montezuma, Georgia devoted friend.