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Henry E. Smith, Sr.


Sunrise: January 24, 1934

Sunset: January 24, 2021

Henry E. Smith, Sr. passed away on January 24, 2021.

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    Dr. Julia M. Boyd says

    To the Family. We are so sorry for your loss. We pray for your strength as you face this difficult journey. As is stated in scriptures, “weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” We pray for your morning. Keep the faith, be strong.
    The Boyd Family, Samuel & Julia

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    Dr. Karla Valrie-Potts says

    Where do I begin? I met Jim, as I called him (personal joke) and his lovely wife, over 20 yrs. ago. He and his wife become surrogate parents and grandparents to my husband, children, and me. I loved the way he tried to act as if he were mad about something or he would answer the door, close it in my face, say that nobody was at home, and then peek through the curtain and laugh. Whenever we talked, he shared his wisdom and his opinion on things (solicited and unsolicited). I would always leave that conversation having learned something new. He was proud of his alma mater, Morgan State and his love of golf. Pops, take your rest now and Mom, know that Tony and I are here for you.

    Love, Tony, Karla, Tisha, Tasha, and grandblessings.

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      Vernetia Robinson says

      Sincerest condolences are extended to you Mrs. Jeanette Greaves Smith and Family on the loss of your husband and loved one. We pray for comfort and strength during these difficult days. May the good Lord continue to wrap His arms around you and shower you with His peace and love. Prayers are being lifted up for you and your family that God will keep you in His tender care. Vernetia W. Robinson & Brenda W. Williams

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    Yowanda Thomas says

    My deepest sympathy your niece

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      Steven Barnes says

      On behalf of the Barnes Family, Steven and Patricia, we pray God’s comfort will be as sufficient as it is for your every need. May you rest in his love and care you for in the days to come. God is faithful.

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    Bill Lyght says

    Henry “Goose” Smith was my roommate during my sophomore year (1956) at Morgan State University. He was the quarterback of football team and played varsity basketball. He was also an excellent student. He loved and highly praised his college experience at Morgan. He often mentioned that his college relationships would always be cherished. Goose was a good man whom I highly respected. He will be missed. God bless.

    Bill Lyght
    Savannah GA

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    Hani Malek says

    Our deepest condolences to my colleagues Ms. Renee Hull for the loss of her dear father and to all her family. May he rest in God’s eternal peace ✝️

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    nathaniel Johnson says

    Auntie, stay strong you are never alone . Call if you’re in need anything or just to talk.GOD is good.Love , NAT .

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    Mikki Wilkins, Rita Matthews, Xavier Johnson & Families says

    Mikki Wilkins, Rita Matthews, Xavier Johnson & Families
    Aunt Jean – I know you feel that God has all of us in his care. May his Love lift you up, carry you and keep you always. May the Sweet Beauty and Memories of Uncle Smitty’s Love for you warm your heart, give your spirit a song and fill your laughter with a special joy. Now that Uncle Smitty is with my Dad… My heart goes out to God and All the Angels!!

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