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Frances Smith

Frances Smith

Monday, May 28th, 1928 Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

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Obituary for Frances Rhea Smith

Frances Rhea Smith was born on May 28, 1928 in Fitzgerald, Georgia and later moved to Fort Myers, Florida; then to Springfield, Ohio. She confessed Christ early in life and was the financial secretary at Zion Hill Baptist Church for many years under the leadership of Pastor Michael Young. Frances was a cook and retired from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

Frances departed this life on Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Van Jenkins and Maggie (Bond) Jenkins and siblings.

Frances will be greatly missed by her nephew, Willie Jenkins (Gussie) of Jacksonville, Florida; great nephew, Earl Yancey (Pamela) of Springfield, Ohio; niece, Barbara Gerald; great nieces, Tammy Jones (Reginald) of Jacksonville, Florida and Tina Sanders of Swainsboro, Georgia; great great-nieces, Anita Melton (George) and Shiquita Parker (Errick); goddaughter, Kathryn Sanders of Cincinnati, Ohio; devoted friends, Odessa Clayborn, Clara Mona Russell, Carol Thompson and John Bland; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Frances Rhea Smith will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden - Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N Main St Jacksonville, FL 32206. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00pm, Friday, March 8th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Funerals By T. S. Warden
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL
    Friday, March 8th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Funerals By T. S. Warden - Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel
    4315 N Main St
    Jacksonville, FL
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 |
    Evergreen Cemetery
    4535 Main Street
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019

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The Carter Family

We know that Ms. Frances' death has brought you much sadness, but just for a moment envision her future. Imagine her in Paradise! Each morning, she awakes feeling rested and eager to began her day. She has no aches or pains. Any infirmities she once had are gone. All her senses--sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste--function perfectly. Her energy is abundant, her work is enjoyable, her friends are many, and all her worries are gone! Such will be the blessings she can enjoy under God's Kingdom. (Matthew 6:9-10) Cherish all memories shared with her!
Comment | Posted at 12:54pm via Condolence

Darlene Casmere

My deepest sorrows to the family and friends for their loss. God will wipe all tears from their eyes and there will be no more death, suffering, crying or pain. May all find endurance and peace during this time of trial
Comment | Posted at 11:49am via Condolence

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