Smith, Pearl Bertha
Birth: Wednesday, May 31, 1933 in Duncaster, Maryland
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Monday, September 19, 2016 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: Friday, September 30, 2016 in the Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Nanjemoy, Maryland
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On Monday, September 19, 2016, Pearl B. Smith was called home to her Heavenly Father at Genesis Rehabilitation Center in Waldorf, Maryland. Pearl was born May 31, 1933 in Duncaster, Maryland to the late Ben and and the late Hazel Gutrick. She accepted the Lord as her personal savior at a very early age. Pearl worked for Department of the Navy as a Motor Vehicle Operator before retiring. Her passions were cooking, baking cakes and crocheting.
Pearl met the love of her life, Sylvester Smith and they were married for sixty years. From their union they were blessed with eight children. In addition to her parents, and husband, Sylvester, she is also preceded in death by four children; Roger, Michael, Brenda and Karen.
She leaves to cherish many memories four sons; Carl (Angie), Stanley (Connie), Sylvester, Jr. (Felicia) and Kevin (Freda), six sisters; Annie Warren (Nathaniel), Vyria Cobey (James), Geraldine Ward, Betty Ross, Shirley Lewis and Alberta Branson, 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Her viewing will be held from 9am until time of service 11am on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 8750 Gilroy Road, Nanjemoy, MD 20662. Interment Church Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640.