NEWARK, N.J. - Mrs. Bernice Williams Smith entered into rest December 3, 2009. Viewing will be Wednesday, December 9th, from 1-7 p.m. at C.A. Reid, Sr. Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Cedar Grove Cemetery at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 10, 2009. Mrs. Smith was a native of Augusta, Ga. and a long time resident of Newark, N.J. She was preceded in death by Harold Williams, Willette Williams, and Hermine Hughes. She is survived by a devoted daughter in law, Evelyn Kettles Smith; two devoted grandsons, Otha Smith III and Kevin Smith; a great grandson, Shawn Smith, all from Newark, N.J.; and two first cousins, Edwina Charles and Clarissa (James "Shoestring") Williams.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 9, 2009