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Mrs. Cynthia Smith

Passed 11/18/2018

Obituary for Mrs. Cynthia Smith

Mrs. Cynthia Smith passed. Celebration of life service will be held Saturday, November 24, 2018 11:00am at Christ the Lord Church of Atlanta 3760 Glenwood Road Decatur, GA 30032. Interment to follow at South View Cemetery 1990 Jonesboro Rd SE Atlanta Ga 30315 Mrs. Cynthia Delphine Smith, the daughter of the late Myrtis Ellis, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on September 26, 1952. On Sunday afternoon, November 18, 2018 the Lord saw that she had gotten tired and took her in His loving arms and rocked her to sleep. Her first husband, Lloyd Stephens, Jr.; grandson Malik Butler; granddaughter, Alexis Stephens, and brother, Marque Holland preceded her in death. She was the first born of five children. She was raised and educated in Fulton County. After attending Murphy High School, Cynthia was employed with Integrated Home Health Services as a Home Health Aide. Cynthia was united in Holy matrimony to the late Lloyd Stephens, Jr. in March 1971. They were blessed with two children, Lloyd III and Kemyatta. They were married for 13 years until his untimely death. Cynthia later met and married Mr. Jerald Smith in Atlanta Georgia on June 7, 1991. They recently celebrated 27 years of marriage. Cynthia accepted Christ into her life at an early age and became a member of Trinity AME Church. Later in life, she attended Church of Atlanta Light House, Tabernacle Baptist Church and Christ the Lord Church of Atlanta where she served diligently in several capacities. She loved singing, traveling and making people laugh. She never met a stranger, she talked to everyone like they were the best of friends. Cynthia enjoyed life to the fullest. Cynthia leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Mr. Jerald Smith; her daughters; Tonda Morgan (Karrington), Kemyatta Nolley (Andrew); and son, Lloyd Stephens, III. Her Stepdaughters; Leah Smith and Janene Smith. Grandchildren; Chris, Carl, Shonteria, Demarquail, Gabriel, JaLoyd, Amyah, DeAndre and Taylor. Sister; L’Tanya Mithell and brothers; Philip Holland (Robin) and Gary Ellis (April). Her sister in Christ; Flossie Swain. She is also survived by six great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

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