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Shanita Renella (Ford) Smith

Shanita Renella Ford Smith passed away peacefully Sunday, December 8, 2013. Shanita, affectionately known as "Beana" was born February 17, 1970 to Curtis Ford and Ira Gibson English. A resident of Lake City, Florida, she was educated in the public schools of Columbia County. Having been taught Christian values early in life, she was a faithful member of Dayspring Missionary Baptist Church. Hobbies included playing cards, fishing and photography. She also enjoyed wildlife, things of nature and country music. Preceding her in death: stepfather, Rufus English and brother, Ricky Mobley, Sr.
Left to cherish memories: mother, Ira English; father, Curtis Ford; sister, Edith English; brothers, Bruce Ford (Coretta), Gerald Ford, Rufus English, Jr. (Sandra), Gregory Henderson, Anthony Brown, Sr.; uncles, Amos Gibson, Jesse Gibson, Jr., Walter McCaskill; aunts, Mae Katherine George, Annie Berry; goddaughter, Yazmin Simmons, godsisters, Demetria Goshay, Latoya Clark; godbrother, Socorey Denson; special cousins, Artis Berry, Jr., Serinity McCaskill, Sharita McCaskill, Antonio Gibson; hosts of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Shanita "Beana" Smith will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Day Spring Missionary Baptist Church, 1580 NE Congress Avenue, Rev. Aaron Lewis, Sr., Pastor.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at Dayspring Missionary Baptist Church.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"

Published in Lake City Reporter on Dec. 12, 2013
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