Bernice H. Smith (1949 - 2018)

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Ms. Bernice H. Smith, age 69 passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at her residence. She was born July 26, 1949 to Marian Lee Mitchell and the late Raymond Thomas Smith in Community Hospital of Norfolk, Virginia. She attended and graduated from Maury High School of Norfolk, VA.
Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor Degree in counseling and business administration from Suffield University. She worshipped at Bank Street Memorial Baptist Church of Norfolk, VA, St Paul Baptist Church of Richmond, VA, and Cathedral of Praise Church Ministries, Inc. of Hinesville, GA.
She leaves to cherish her memories a daughter, Franchetta Williams (Jamie) of Hinesville, GA; her mother, Marian Lee Mitchell; four grandchildren, Brittany Belcher (Derell) of Fort Sill, OK, Dominique McGhee of Hinesville, GA, Teashawn Williams of Hinesville, GA, Jarius Williams & Marshaun Williams of Kentwood, LA; two great grandchildren, Amare Belcher of Fort Sill, OK, Aleka McGhee of Hinesville, GA; very special and loving friend, Mr. Herbert Johnson of Atlanta, GA; a host of spiritual sons, daughters, family and friends.
A wake is 6-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at the funeral home. Funeral services are 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Cathedral of Praise Church Ministries, Inc., 406-C S. Main St, Hinesville. Bishop Kevin L. Betton, Sr. is officiating.
Dorchester Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.
Published in Coastal Courier from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 2018
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