Mrs. Annie Marie Smith

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October 23, 1935 – February 24, 2016


Friday, March 4, 2016
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Olive Branch Church
1115 Minerva Drive
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Evergreen Cemetery
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Minister Annie Smith was born to the late Toiley Gabe and Nettie Lou Smith on October 23, 1935. She went home to be with the Lord, departing this life on February 24, 2016. She professed hope in Christ at an early age, becoming a member of Brandon View Baptist Church, now God’s House of Restoration. She later became a member of Barfield Baptist Church. Annie was educated in the Rutherford County School System.  Ms. Smith was a dedicated employee of Avco Industries/Triumph, proudly serving 30+ years before retiring. She was united in union to the late Charlie Lee Crockett.

Minister Annie Smith was preceded in death by her son, Freddie Smith and her sister, Mildred Williams-Bey.

Minister Annie Smith leaves to cherish her memories her loving children, Bonita Smith, Charlie (Norma) Crockett, Candace Pettus, Elmer Ray (Ora) Crockett,  Jerry Crockett of Kentucky, Teresa King, Darryl Crockett, Carolyn Crockett, Terrell Crockett, La’Tresia Crockett, and Tasha (Jeremy) Thomas; siblings, Elmer ( Bernice) Smith of Spring Lake, North Carolina, Wilma Batey, Darryl Smith, Barbara (Sonny) Butler, and Martha Knox; devoted grandchildren, Kherman (Angela) Howse and   Dr. Natalyn (Cleveland) Gibbs; devoted great grandchildren, Keanu Howse, Daniel Crockett, Michael Thomas, Jr., and Elise Ellis; twenty-five grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and  devoted friends, Mildred Banks, Irene Puckett, Ruby Brown, Estella Johnson, Emma & Jessie Vaughter, Lillie McCrary, and Jerry Gooch. Momma & Granny was lovingly cared for by Bonita Smith, Charlie & Norma Crockett and Tasha King.

2 thoughts on “Mrs. Annie Marie Smith

  1. Dr. Gibbs, so sorry for the loss of your grandmother. My prayer is that you and your family find comfort in the memories and the promises of Jesus for meeting again!

  2. Elmer, my deepest Sympathy and Condolence go to you for the lost of your sisters, Mildred and Annie. My prayers are with you and the other family members at this sad, sad time in your lives- but know for Sure that “THIS TOO SHALL PASS”! know also for Sure that GOD is at the helm of all of our lives and HE has
    promised that we will all meet, greet and see each other on “That Great Getting Up Morning.” Please know
    that GOD is still on the THRON! Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy comes in the Morning!
    May God bring comfort to all of you. Please keep the “FAITH.”


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