Eugenia Pearl Smith was born on April 10, 1930, in Parkton,North Carolina to Sarah Jane Elizabeth Wilson. She was baptized at the early age of 12, and she let everyone know that she loved the Lord. Eugenia was educated in Philadelphia, and she attended South Philadelphia High School. Eugenia held several jobs throughout her lifetime- She worked in food service, retail, and as a child-care worker. She gave up her latter position to care for her mother, who preceded her in death along -with her siblings Vernie Street, Weldon Wilson, Ethel Mae Campbell, and Vina Sears.
Eugenia met and later married Andrew Lee Smith, and from that union, they kid four children whom she loved dearly. She cherished her family, and she Would always be ready and available to participate in anything they were doing to strengthen and unite them became her beloved companions. to strengthen and unite them. She had a deep love for animals also, and her pets became her beloved companions.
She loved to cook especially for holidays and special occasions. It was nothing | for her to prepare a huge, delicious meal, and it would bring her delight to watch, everyone enjoy it. Eugenia enjoyed having a great time, Dancing was her passion, and her moves caught everyone's attention. She also had a good J f sense of humor that could instantly brighten up a room. Her infectious laugh warmed our hearts. Being in her presence brought pure joy.
Eugenia had many admirable traits like patience, generosity, and kindness, but above all, she demonstrated love in many facets of her life. She was selfless and made many sacrifices. That was especially evident when she took excellent care of her aging mother while attending to other responsibilities.
She was a woman of strong faith, and that gave her lasting peace through whatever came her way. Frequently she spoke about having love in Your heart and how love should direct all you do. She attended St. Marks Lutheran Church where she enjoyed the sermons of Rev. Dr. Charles Leonard and made many friends within the loving congregation.
In her final weeks, she showed amazing resilience and grace. We all were impressed as we observed her immense strength and courageous spirit. She set the mark for facing life in a triumphant and dignified way. Her memory is forever imprinted on our hearts. With hearts grateful for her life, but saddened by her passing's Eugenia leaves to mourn her four children: Dr. Ronald Smith (Janice), Sandra Smith, Lamont Smith, and Robin Smith; eight grandchildren: Tanya Smith, Marlon Bennett, Channon Smith, Brandon Smith* Chanel Kerns, Melanie Smith, Andrew Smith, and Tyrell Smith; five great-grandchildren: Khaliah Smith, Courtney Bennett, Tyreese Smith, Tristan Smith, and Bryce Smith (with one great granddaughter on the way); one great-great-granddaughter: Asa Smith-Bates; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
EUGENIA WLL TRULY BE MISSED