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Maurice Smith


Maurice Smith



COLUMBUS Maurice Smith Sr., 93, died July 10, 2019. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove M.B. Church. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from noon-6 p.m. today at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Smith was born April 27, 1926, to the late Essex and Mariah L. Smith. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a Military Policeman and Marksman during World War II. He was formerly employed with American Bosch and a member of Cedar Grove M.B. Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Scebelle Jenkins; infant daughter, Constance; and sister, Marie. He is survived by his daughter, Jeanette Sturdivant; sons, Maurice Smith Jr. and David A. Smith; foster daughter, Diane Bonner; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.







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