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Fernella O Smith

August 14, 1928 — November 5, 2023

Fernella O Smith

Newport, RI -Fernella O Smith, 95, of Newport, Rhode Island.

We are sad to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Fernella Henry-Smith. Our mother passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday November 5, 2023.
Our mother was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved her family immensely.

She is survived by six of her eight children; Gaston, Tambuora, Elaine, Esther, Ellise and Dale. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and her sister Elfreida Daniel. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren.

Her Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday November 11, 2023, at 11:30 am at First Prebyterian Church 6 Everett Street in Newport. The repass will follow immediately after in the church reception hall.
Burial will be private.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Fernella O Smith, please visit our flower store.

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