A Time To Be Born: Tia Shantrell Smith received the precious gift of life on January 15, 1991 to Marion Bright and Bobby Smith.
A Time To Grow: Tia was a native of Gadsden County. She was educated in the public schools of Gadsden County through the seventh grade after which she entered FAMU DRS School in Leon County where she graduated on May 23, 2009. She was a member of New Zion M.B. Church youth department. She also served as treasurer and sang in the choir.
A Time To Rest: On Sunday, November 30, 2014, Tia ended her earthly stay with us and entered that place of quiet, peaceful and eternal rest. She will forever be missed by her family and friends.
A Time To Remember: Tia leaves to cherish her precious memories: a loving and devoted mother, Marion Bright of Chattahoochee, FL; father, Bobby Smith (Angela) of Quincy, FL; one sister, Brianna Smith; like a mother, an aunt, Linda Bright; raised as sisters, Partice Booth, of Chattahoochee, FL and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
Tia was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at New Zion M.B. Church in Chattahoochee, FL. Crawford & Moultry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.