Margaret Smoak was born August 26, 1935 to Everhart Williams and Mary Lee Williams in Auburn, Alabama. She attended the local public schools in Jacksonville, Florida. Margaret was employed many years as a Manager at KFC and later employed at Duval ARC alongside with her mother. She was a devoted member of Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church where she was a faithful servant. Margaret was loved by her church family and friends. In her earlier years, she married Theodore Smoak and from that union seven children were born.
Margaret departed this life on Monday, October 21, 2019 following a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Everhart and Mary Lee Williams; sister, Ruby Nell Jackson; brother, Billy Charles Williams.
God called Margaret to join the endless procession of saints and she leaves to cherish her beautiful memories: seven devoted children, Mercedes (Maxine) Williams, Delores (Dee Dee) Williams (Chris), Theodore Smoak, Diane Smoak, Anthony Smoak, Freddy Smoak (Paula), and Theresa Smoak-Giles (Henry); sisters, Mildred McFarlane (Raymond) and Mary Ford (Larry); brothers, Joe Louis Williams (Jackie), Leroy Williams (Margo), George Williams, Clarence Williams and Everhart Williams Jr. (Linda); Margaret was blessed to have nine grandchildren, Nathaniel Williams, Akissia Green, Qulana Johnson, Shalonda Johnson-Funny, Sharlene Smoak, Freddie Smoak, April Williams, Sapphira Smoak and Ashley Williams; fifteen great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, godchildren, three special lifelong friends, Shirley Chisolm, Annie Davis and Gwen Williams, other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Margaret Smoak will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at the Springhill Missionary Baptist Church 11046 Harts Road Jacksonville, Florida 32218. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Friday, October 25th, 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