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Bessie Cole Smith

The Cole and Smith Families with heavy hearts announce the home going of Bessie Dorithy Cole Smith, affectionately called Mammie-Grand, 12, 16, This and That, Bill Clinton own niece and The General. This sad event occurred on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the Hermann Memorial Hospital in Sugarland, Texas, USA.

Bessie leaves to cherish her memory her children: Bruce Jr, Ursula and Victor (Dorithy). Grand children: Deweh-Joyge A. Yuoh, Yolanda A. Yuoh, Tarloh D. Sarwee, Malcolm L. L. Smith, Wokie Smith, Himmie E. Smith, Alexandria B. Smith and Joel E. Smith; several cousins, nephews, nieces and a host of foster children and friends around the world.

As per Bessie’s wishes please do not wear black at her funeral and no flowers

Celebration of Life
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10 am
Christ the King Episcopal Church
15325 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77083

Houston Memorial Gardens
2426 Cullen Blvd
Pearland, TX, 77581

A. Bruce Smith Jr. 0776548525
V. Ursula Smith 832-455-5722
Victor E. Smith 0886517210/0775997570
Alexander Berry 804-683-0473
Omega Smith 832-687-8406

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