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Emma Maria Serena Smith


Sunrise: December 12, 1947

Sunset: April 12, 2019

On April 12, 2019, Emma Marie Smith (Sister) slipped peacefully into eternal rest. She was born in Hickory, VA to the late Dennis and Pinky Smith. She attended Lott Cary Elementary School and Jacox Jr. High; she also attended Booker T. Washington High School. Emma graduated from the STOP organization nursing program of Norfolk, VA. After graduating she was employed at Lake Taylor Hospital where she enjoyed nursing. She also enjoyed pulling baby teeth and piercing ears, even though she wasn’t a dentist. Emma had a gift of gab, never denying anyone of anything, always opening up her heart.

She was predeceased by her daughter; Tracey D. Smith and grandson, Veon Snowden and significant other, Larry Rome.
Emma is survived by a daughter; Annette Smith, four sons; Franklin, Stacey, Larry, Antonio Smith, one sister; Geraldine
Burden, two very special friends; Marcus Ricks and Gabrielle Cleveland, grandchildren; Kermit, Annette, Shawon, Kuroc,
Keionte Smith, Ebony Spencer, Franklin Johnson, Isiah Valentine, Lakria Davis, Tonenasim Tonenique, Shawnique, Sacred and Theodore Booker, ten great – grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Thursday, April 18, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, April 19, 2019 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Calvary Cemetery 1600 St. Julian Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504

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    Deli says

    Heartfelt condolences. Losing someone we love is heartbreaking. Psalm 147:3 assures us that God(Psalm 83:18) heals the broken-hearted and binds wounds.

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