May 26, 1934 - August 16, 2020
SMITH, Mother Martha Ann – age 86, passed away, Sunday, August 16, 2020 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland. Family Hour 10:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 394 Howland Avenue., with Funeral Service commencing immediately at 11:00 AM. Pastor Solomon Smith, Jr., Officiating. Interment Perry Mount Park Cemetery, 878 North Perry Street. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:00AM Saturday. Mother Smith will lie in state at the Church and may be viewed from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday. Mother Smith leaves to cherish her memory, children, Cynthia “Cindy” Smith, John K. (Angelena) “Angie” Smith, Dennis T. Smith and Tiffany (Paul) Smith-Sherman; grandchildren, Damon (Kristen) Smith, John K. Smith, II, Jarrett (Sade’) Smith, Erica (Kevin) Percy, Keylan Malik-Stovall-Smith and Paul “PJ” Sherman and great-grandchildren, Marissa, Montrel, Kevin “KJ”, Erin, Devon and Sydney; siblings, Alice Manning-Moore and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Mother Smith was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Smith; great grands, De’Andre Smith and Shawn Vines; parents, Walker and Naomi Yeargin; siblings, Melvin Byrd, Josephine Blanton, Evelyn M. Threets, Walker A. Yeargin, III and James Yeargin. At Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, we value the safety and health of our customers, staff and the general public. Therefore, we will adhere to EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-11 issued by our Governor Gretchen Whitmer, regarding assemblages in the wake of the unprecedented health challenge our state and nation is facing. The Executive Order is as follows: Acting under the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law, I order the following: 1. Beginning on April 10, 2020 at 9:00 am, and Continuing Until Further Notices. All assemblages of more than 10 people in a single indoor shared space and all events of more than 10 people are prohibited in this state. A single indoor shared space includes but is not limited to a room, hall, cafeteria, auditorium, theater, or gallery. The prohibition on assemblages set forth in this section does not apply to: We do understand that this may pose a challenge to you and your family, but our dedicated staff is here to help guide you towards making the best decisions in memorializing your loved one.
SMITH, Mother Martha Ann – age 86, passed away, Sunday, August 16, 2020 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland. Family Hour 10:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 394 Howland Avenue., with Funeral Service... View Obituary & Service Information
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