Mother Florette Bond Smith Obituary in Fort Pierce at Stone Bros. Funeral Home and Chapel | FL
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Mother Florette Bond Smith

03/03/1934 - 06/25/2022

Obituary For Mother Florette Bond Smith

Mother Florette Smith was born March 3, 1934 in Richsquare, NC (Bertie County) to the late Dank Smith and Mary Peterson.

Florette was known to many as “Flora.” She was reared by her grandparents, the late Shade and Spicy Jacobs in Richsquare, NC as a child. She received her education in Richsquare, NC. She later moved to Fort Pierce, FL with her husband, the late Alfonzo Bond, Sr. To this union nine children were born. Flora was a longtime resident of Fort Pierce, FL for over 60 years. She was gainfully employed for 35 years with the Coca Cola Company(Minute Maid). After retiring, she worked with St. Nicholas’ Greek Church with friend Rena Lucas.

Her walk with God began at her home church in Chapel Hill, NC. Later she joined Springfelle Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, FL. Finally, she joined Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she served as an usher and church mother under the leadership of Dr. HW White. She served the church for 30 years. Her church was her heart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Alfonzo Bond; son, Jimmy Bond; brothers, Eddie and Steve Peterson; sisters, Sarah, Melissa, Pearline, Ethel; special friend, Doris McKinney

Those left to cherish her loving smile are her sons, James Smith, Robert Bond, Sr., Bobby(Ruth)Bond, Venny Lee Bond; daughters, Lucie Bond Richards, Betty(Mark)Bond Gabriel of Atlantic City, NJ, Barbara(Thernell)Mills, Venny Mae(Horace)Bond; sister-in-law, Cora(Bae)Booker; grandchildren, Tawanna Smith, Degarian Smith, Delgard Newkirk, Robert Bond, Jr., Shawntonio Bond, Keyante Bond, Sherryese Boyotte Moss, Shawntonio Boyette, Marcus Gabriel, Cherelle Bond, David Molton, Thernell Mills, Jr., Antonio Mills, Catherine Mills, Marea Mills, Tyriek Ganious, Trudy Walker, Joe Thomas, Waketa D. Bond, Andre Lewis, Anthony Lewis III; 56 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; godson, Brandell Jones; goddaughter, T Reed; best friends, Verdell Fox, Ruth Pitman, Ann Kitt; and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends who will miss her dearly.

Public visitation for Mother Florette Bond Smith will take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, FL. Funeral services will convene on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, FL beginning at 1:00pm. Burial will immediately follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Although many venues have opened and the restrictions of COVID-19 have been relaxed, we at Stone Brothers Funeral Homes are still enforcing the guidelines set forth by the CDC and FDOH to protect our families and our staff. We ask that you respect this, as it could very well save your life. We also ask that you acknowledge and execute the 6 feet social distancing guidelines as well.

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Table Arrangements
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Sweet Moments
$74.95
Beautiful Dreams
$84.95
The Sweetest Touch
$79.95
Ocean Devotion
$79.95
Precious Heart Bouquet
$84.95
America the Beautiful
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$129.95
Pastel Harmony
$89.95
Heavenly & Harmony
$84.95
Sweet Tranquility Basket
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Stylish Garden
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