Era L. Smith

Published 3:51 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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Ms. Era Lee Smith, 82, of Bellevue, Neb., formerly of Atmore, fell asleep in the arms of Jesus while being surrounded with her family in Nebraska on the afternoon of Sat., June 4, 2022.

Those left to cherish memories of her life are her five daughters, Gloria Finklea Bonner, Patricia Williams Walker and Shirley Finklea, all of Atmore, Chinester Lewiston of Bellevue and Katherine James of Jacksonville, N.C.; a son, General Lee Finklea Jr. of Atmore; two sisters, Shirley Smith of Huntington, N.Y. and Flossie Pugh of Monroeville; 15 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Public walk through viewing will be held this Fri., June 17, 2022 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home.

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A  funeral service will be held this Sat., June 18, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center where Bishop Darryl North is pastor. Inhumation will be in Fairview Cemetery with Turner Funeral Chapel directing.