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Joan (Williams) Smith

October 25, 1942 ~ November 17, 2022 (age 80)


Joan Williams Smith, was born to the late Rev. Jobie Williams Sr. and Corrie Williams on October 25, 1942. She departed this earthly life on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

She received Christ at an early age, under the leadership of her father, Rev. Williams. She was a faithful member of Williams Chapel Baptist Church, for many years, where she actively participated in the church choir. Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Smith; parents, four brothers, and four sisters.

Joan received her elementary and high school education from Galilee in Hallsville, Texas; she was her high school’s class Valedictorian. She later continued her education at TSTC.

Joan leaves to cherish her memories daughters, Kathleen Williams and Cheryl (Michael) Sweet; son, Ronald (Sabrina) Crosby; sister, Essie Russell; grandsons, Damon, Cedric, and Kenan Crosby; granddaughters, Celeste (Jeremy), Chrystal, Kandyce (Keyanta), Sierra, MiCall and Mi’Oshi; twenty-two great grandchildren, and a host of loving family and friends.




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 Service Program


November 25, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home
401 N. 5th Street
Longview, TX 75601

Funeral Service
November 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Williams Chapel Baptist Church
9927 US-80
Marshall, TX 75670

November 26, 2022

Jordan Valley Memorial Park
810 Jordan Valley Rd
Longview, TX 75604

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