Life Story for
Connie Marie Smith, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 31, 2018. She was born on January 22, 1939 to Fern White Small and Isiah Small in Alexandria Louisiana.
Connie is survived by the love of her life, Hall Smith. They enjoyed 54 years and 7 months together, having married on December 27, 1963.
Connie earned a BS degree in Chemistry with an emphasis in medical science from Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College. Connie used her love of science to further her professional development as a medical technologist, a biochemist and animal scientist.
Connie was a wonderful woman that is loved, dearly missed, and will always be cherished. Our “Nana”, as she was called by her beloved grandchildren, was an amazing wife, mom, and sister. Her passions were her family, her community of friends, her community outreach and her love of creating beautiful flowerbeds.
Loved ones that will meet Connie at heaven’s gate are her father Isiah Small, her beloved mother, Fern White Small, and her mother in law, Harriet Hall Smith. Loved ones that will miss Connie until they meet again are her husband, Hall Smith, her son Eric Smith ( Mary Stoker Smith), her daughter Eve Lewis- McKinley ( Jermaine McKinley), her grandson Jordan Lewis, her granddaughter Shelby Lewis, her sisters Margie Rose Paul, Janet Carol Jordan, and a host of nieces, nephews and cherished friends.
Funeral arrangement are pending and will be posted at a later date.
“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”- Emily Dickenson