Mr. Columbus Smith of Marion, Alabama gained his heavenly wings on January 29th, in Alabama.
He is survived by one son, Moriya Smith and wife Eulinda of Tallahassee, Florida; three daughters, Tanya Hill and husband Robert of Lynn Haven, Florida, Tynetta Newman and husband Danny of Tallahassee, Florida and Shawn Smith of Middleburg, Florida; one son-in-law, Demetrius Robinson; one brother, Milton Smith and wife Judy; two sisters, Sara Bentley and Mildred Glasper and husband Charles; one brother-in-law, L.T. Robinson and wife Augusta; three grandchildren, Terrell Hill, Rasheen Hill and Cepeda Robinson; a devoted adopted daughter, Marsha Hall; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, his Tuskegee and Navy Base kids, and countless of special and dear friends.
A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, February 5th at 12 noon at Rutherford High School Auditorium with Rev. Charles Anderson officiating. He will be entombed at Kent Forest Lawn Mausoleum with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.