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Annie Lee Smith

April 29, 1926 ~ June 15, 2019 (age 93)
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Lovingly called “Aunt Ann,” Annie L. Smith departed this life on Saturday, June 15, 2019.  Annie was born in Monroe (Horse Shore Lake) Louisiana on April 29, 1926 to the union of Alberta Woods and Willie Billard. She accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age.  After moving to Kansas City, Kansas in 1978, she united with Mt. Zion Baptist Church under the pastorage of Reverend C.L. Bachus. During her tenure at Mt. Zion (38 years), she served as a faithful member of the mass choir.

In 1979, Annie married Ivo Smith, to this union no children were born, but she loved everyone.  She worked for Beacon Laundry and Cleaners from which she retired.  Annie was very independent, loved to shop and travel.  She gave much and asked for little in return.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.

She leaves to cherish her memories one stepson, James Byers (Brenda) of Kansas City, Mo., one brother Henry Ford (Gwen) of Kansas City, Mo; one sister Estella W. Brown of Monroe, La., and a host of nieces and nephews as well as her Mt. Zion family.

Funeral Services will be held at 7:00p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 417 Richmond Avenue Kansas City, Ks.  66101. Visitation 5:30p.m. Private disposition.

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