Mary Ann Smithson, 60, departed this earthly life on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Tuomey Health Care System, Sumter. Born March 1, 1950 in Chase City, Virginia. She was a daughter of the late Willie Walter and Mary Bell Hector Smithson.
She was educated in the public schools of Essex County, Newark, N. J. She was an independent Home Care Provider. She was a loving member of First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Sumter.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, her sons, Garland, Mike, and John S. Smithson; two aunts, Beatrice Washington and Pearl Hector; three uncles, Henry, Jimmy and Edward Hector; her godmother, Bertha McDuffie; god brother and sisters, Robert McDuffie, Linda McDuffie, Jenita Mason, and Mae Frances Hall; a several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held 10:00 A. M., Saturday, April 3, 2010 from the John Wesley Williams, Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with Rev. Larry Christopher, officiating, eulogist, assisted by Rev. Kathy Christopher.