Albert "Jimmy" Bernard SmithJuly 1, 1943 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 74)
Albert Bernard Smith “Jimmy”, son of the late James and Geneva Woods Smith, was born in Franklin County, North Carolina on July 1, 1943. He departed this life on January 7, 2018 at the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital in Durham, North Carolina.
He was educated in Franklin County at Gethsemane High School where he graduated. He was drafted into the United States Army where he served for eight years as a Lineman burying telephone cable.
He joined Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Youngsville, North Carolina at an early age.
Albert married Fannie Monroe Smith and this union lasted forty-five years.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Oliver Smith “Binkey”.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Fannie Smith of the home; his sister, Daphine Tillery of Fayetteville, NC; Godsons, Timothy Leon Moore (Mona) and Shearod Brown; four sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.