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Willip Smith, Sr.

April 4, 1952 ~ September 19, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Willip Smith, Sr. Obituary

Willip Smith, Sr. was born on April 4, 1952, to the late Robert Lee Smith and Mary Dean Diggs Smith in Cairo, GA. He departed this life on September 19, 2023.

Willip was joined in Holy Matrimony to Eleanor Charlotte Miller Smith on January 13, 1975. They celebrated 48 years of marriage.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Eleanor Charlotte Smith; five children, Ronald Presha, Precious (Lyndon) Jackson, Tyvenia Smith, Willard (Sheniqua) Smith, Jr., Alexis (Jennifer) Smith; mother, Mary Dean Diggs; sisters, Daisy Ivory, Josephine Moore, Claretha (Leroy) Ross, Ona (Joe) Hunter, Sarah Davis; brothers, Joseph Smith, Bobby Smith; bothers in law, Authur (Minnie) Miler, James (Jackie) King and host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Smith, brothers, Levi “Matt” Smith, Robert “Bo” Smith and sister, Eula “Rabbit” Wilson.

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Public Viewing
September 23, 2023

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopkins Mortuary Chapel
1318 West Jackson Street
Thomasville, GA 31792

Funeral Service
September 24, 2023

2:00 PM
Mount Sinai Apostolic Church
1217 Short Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792


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