Lorene A. Smith age 80 of Greenwood passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in the Marianna Health & Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Smith was born on March 14, 1938 in Chipley, Florida to the late Robert and Mamie Peacock Amerson. Lorene had lived her life time in Jackson County and attended Eastside Assembly of God and Fountain Victory Tabernacle. She loved to cook Angel food cake and was best known for her chicken and dumplings; but most of all Lorene loved her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Frank A. Smith, her siblings Doris Amerson, John Amerson, Mae Amerson, and Jean Drummond.
Lorene is survived by her children Kenny Smith, Keith Smith and wife Darise, Michael Smith, Karen Bontrager and husband Phillip, one brother Bud Amerson, two sisters Vercie Cox, and Inez Johnson, ten grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.
Services for Lorene will be held at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Cathy Crider officiating. Interment will follow in the Collins Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.