Frances Rhea Smith was born on May 28, 1928 in Fitzgerald, Georgia and later moved to Fort Myers, Florida; then to Springfield, Ohio. She confessed Christ early in life and was the financial secretary at Zion Hill Baptist Church for many years under the leadership of Pastor Michael Young. Frances was a cook and retired from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
Frances departed this life on Saturday, March 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Van Jenkins and Maggie (Bond) Jenkins and siblings.
Frances will be greatly missed by her nephew, Willie Jenkins (Gussie) of Jacksonville, Florida; great nephew, Earl Yancey (Pamela) of Springfield, Ohio; niece, Barbara Gerald; great nieces, Tammy Jones (Reginald) of Jacksonville, Florida and Tina Sanders of Swainsboro, Georgia; great great-nieces, Anita Melton (George) and Shiquita Parker (Errick); goddaughter, Kathryn Sanders of Cincinnati, Ohio; devoted friends, Odessa Clayborn, Clara Mona Russell, Carol Thompson and John Bland; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Frances Rhea Smith will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden - Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N Main St Jacksonville, FL 32206. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00pm, Friday, March 8th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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