On March 24, 1959, Debra Smith was born in El Dorado, AR, to John Calvin Henry and Murphy Mae Smith Henry. She was raised and adopted by her mom Jo Ann Williams and her dad Malachi Williams at birth.
On Tuesday, July 13, the Lord called Debra home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sister Sandra Henry, brothers Larry Henry and Troy Henry, and a special niece/sister Melissa Williams. She leaves to cherish her memories; two daughters, Nivea. Smith and Courtney Smith-Avery (Kevin); one son, Charles “Bubba” Smith Jr., one special nephew/brother Marlin Williams, four sisters, Rosemarie Rodgers, Mildred Gilbert (Repo), Tanya Miller, and Keela Thomas; 5 brothers; James Rodgers, John Henry (Charlene), Michael Henry (Sharon), Todd Henry (Eileen), Stacy Henry; one special son Harley Smith, and two special nieces Mikila Williams and Brianna Blackmon; several nieces and nephews
Walkthrough visitation Friday July 23, 2021, 1:00p.m. - 5:00pm at Sims Mortuary. Funeral Service Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 1:00 pm at First St. James Baptist Church, Interment will be at Free Union A.M.E. Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook at www.simsmortuary.com