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Maeola Smith, age 94, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Haven Hospice in Lake City, FL. She was a life-long resident of Live Oak, FL.
She was the daughter of the late Luther and Leola Thomas and was born September 22, 1922.
Maeola was married to the late James Smith on November 9, 1940 and to this union, two daughters and five sons were born. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Ebenezer A.M.E. Church. She sang in the choir for many years.
She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Melvonne (Alonza) Jerry of Lake City, FL, Vanessa Smith of Live Oak, FL; three sons, Arthur Lee Smith, Leroy (Loretta) Smith and Anthony Smith, all of Live Oak, FL.
The family will meet family and friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral service will be Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church in Live Oak, FL. Rev. Charles Graham Pastor. Rev. Charles Burke officiating.
Bennie Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements.
Published on May 25, 2017
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