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Bennetta Smith

The Smith, Johnson, Ricks and Hutchins Families regret to announce the death of Bennetta Smith affectionately called TayTay. This sad event occured September 19, 2005 in Monrovia, Liberia after a brief illness. Benetta was the daughter of the Mrs. Tryphena Johnson-Ricks of Columbia, Maryland and the late Mr. Roundtree Smith of Maryland County, Liberia.

She leaves to mourn her loss her Mother, Tryphena Johnson-Ricks, her children including Eddie & Magdalene Grimes-Shaw of Monrovia, Liberia and George Tarpeh of Philadelphia,PA, her siblings: Richard Smith, Elizabeth Sprayberry, Jimmy Smith, Sarah Nylander, Harriet Yancy, John Ricks, Louise Conduwa, Annie Jackson, Naveda Ricks and Precious McGill; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements:

Wake Keeeping Services:
Date: Friday, October 7, 2005
Place: Little White Chapel, Monrovia, Liberia

Funeral Services:

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2005
Place: Little White Chapel, Monrovia, Liberia

For more information, you may contact the following persons:

  • Jimmy and Thula Smith @ 973-865-0282/610-439-3544
  • Sarah Smith- Nylander @ 410-872-1092/443-621-2091
  • Harriet and Evans Yancy @ 770-529-7804/404-808-3687
  • John and Naven Ricks @ 314-972-7488/314-972-7488
  • Louise and Kodjo Conduwa @ 410-521-9690
  • Annie and Jeremiah Jackson @ 919-878-6689
  • Elizabeth Smith-Sprayberry @ 817-624-9771