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Evelyn Smith

October 29, 1949 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

     Evelyn Smith was born on October 29, 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Edward and Arlene Smith. Her siblings Barbara, Guy, Terry and Theresa Smith proceeded her in death. Evelyn graduated from Southeastern High School with a diploma in General Studies. Her loving and caring nature for people encouraged her to pursue a career in the healthcare field. She was employed as a caregiver for Stallworth AFC Home until her health declined. Evelyn enjoyed watching daytime stories, reading , conversing with neighborhood friends, and spending time with family. She was known for telling it like it is and no nonsense attitude. Her infectious smile lit up any room she entered. Evelyn made her transition to be with the Lord on December 30,2021. Her life will be forever cherished by her daughters, Arlene (Frank), Marketta (Anthony) and Lavada Smith; five brothers: Edward Smith Jr. (Sharon), Carlton Smith, Ray Smith, Derrick Smith Sr. (Linda) and Eric Smith Sr.; seven grandchildren: Dewayne Mobley, Juan Green, Lasheone Green, Derek Mobley, Kevin Green, Frank Bates-Smith, and Mariah Hudson; seven nieces and seven nephews: Tracy Hale (Jhalma), Joseph Tarver (Crystal), Terry Smith, Carlton, Carlos, Devon, Kakila, Lateesha, Valencia (Clayton), Satara (Len), Derrick Smith Jr, Eric Smith Jr., Erica Smith and Kelly; Sixteen great-grandchildren, and a host of devoted relatives, friends, and caregiver Tyron

 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Detroit, MI 48224

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Saturday
January 15, 2022

12:30 PM
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12140 Morang Dr
Detroit, MI 48224

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

1:00 PM
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12140 Morang Dr
Detroit, MI 48224

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