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Magalene Marrow Smith

SoVaNow.com / January 02, 2018


Magalene Marrow Smith, 86, of East Orange, N.J., died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 in Newark, N.J. Mrs. Smith was born in Mecklenburg County, on Oct. 21, 1937 to the late Colonel and Bessie Gregory Marrow. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County, and at an early age joined Cedar Grove Baptist Church 1. After relocating she joined Positive Proof Ministry of East Orange, N.J., where she served as the mother of the church.

Cherishing her memories are her husband, Dewey Smith of East Orange, N.J., three children, Glendora Bridell of Savannah, Ga., Dewey Smith Jr. (Noel) of Killen, Texas and Rhonda Moore (Roger) of Tobyhanna, Pa., 10 grandchildren, Anisa Smith-Jones, Shatira Smith, Tyreek Green, Roger Moore Jr. , Amir Moore, Shadea Moore, April Parham, Jewel Smith, Medina Smith and Michael Smith; 18 great-grandchildren; one sister, Martha Smith of Montclair, N.J., three sisters-in-law, Redes Smith, Mabel Smith and Ruth Marrow and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at Saint Luke Baptist Church, with Rev. Franklin Watson II and Rev. Curtis Moore, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 3 from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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