Solona Anna James "Jimmie Lee" Smiley

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Solona Anna James"Jimmie Lee" Smiley
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mrs. Solona Anna James "Jimmie Lee" Smiley, age 73, entered eternal life on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Rochester, NY.
Funeral services will be held 11:00AM Friday, August 8, 2014 at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 130 Independent Blvd, Aiken SC (Viewing 10-11am) with Rev. C.A. Scott, Pastor/Eulogist, and Rev. Dr. Douglas Slaughter, Presiding. Burial will follow in church cemetery.
Solona was preceded in death by her parents, Hampton and Ella Mae James, Sr., her husband, Archie Smiley, Sr., a sister, Ella Ruth Bush, and a granddaughter, Kenia Smiley.
She leaves to cherish her memory: one daughter, Staretha Smiley, Rochester, NY; two sons, Harry (Fredrica) Newman, Jr., Aiken, SC and Robert Kenneth (Thelma) Smiley, Jackson, SC; two step-daughters, Euralene Adams and Ardie Weaver, both of Rochester, NY; two step-sons, Archie Smiley Jr. and Athel Smiley, Sr., both of Rochester, NY; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one sister, Pearlie James-Jones, Aiken, SC; three brothers, Hampton (Annie Mae) James, Jr., Aiken, SC, Winston (Velma) James, Augusta, GA. and Jesse James, Rochester, NY ; one brother-in-law, Fred Bush, Sr., Jackson, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was a 1960 graduate of Martha Schofield High School and retired from the Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY.
Friends may call the residence of her son, Harry (Fredrica) Newman, 1732 Pine Log Rd, Aiken SC @803 642 0023 or JACKSON-BROOKS FUNERAL HOME, 126 Fairfield St SE, Aiken, SC @803 649 6123 beginning 3PM Thursday.
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Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 649-6123
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star from Aug. 5 to Aug. 6, 2014