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Edith Gbene Brownell-Smythe
Sunrise: November 9, 1929
Sunset: November 19, 2012

Psalm 121:1-2 I will lift my eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

The Brownell and Smythe families regret to announce the homegoing of Mother Edith Gbene Brownell-Smythe.  This sad event occurred on 11/19/2012 at 4:05 A.M at the home of her daughters, Edith Hardenia and Siatta B. Smythe in Laurel, MD.

Mother Smythe was the wife of the Hon. Edwin Harding Smythe and mother of Edwina O. Smythe who predeceased her. Mother Smythe also leaves to mourn her passing, her sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be truly missed by all.

The wake and funeral services will be held at Glenmont United Methodist Church, and the internment will follow at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring, MD.

Wake: Glenmont United Methodist Church,
12901 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Friday, December 7, 2012           

Funeral: Glenmont United Methodist Church,
12901 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
Saturday, December 8, 2012                       

Internment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20906
Contacts: E. Hardenia Smythe 301-442-4721                       
Siatta B. Smythe 301-996-1741           
Althelia Tubman 301-803-0676                       
Tanya Gooding 240-426-7165

Repast: Laverne Jones-Williams 240-467-7306                       
Cornelia Barnard 301-728-0026
Joan Washington 240-481-2285                       
Pypu Bright 301-461-9206
Johnet Charles 301-404-3767

Local Hotels:           

Sheraton Hotel                            
8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Please reference GROUP CODE: SMERF

Hampton Inn                         
8728 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-5887

Double Tree
8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-5200

Courtyard Marriott
8506 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910

All tributes will be made at the wake. If you would like to pay a tribute, please contact Althelia Tubman at 301-803-0676.