Willie Smith

Willie Smith (Pollard)

Friday, December 16th, 1927 - Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Service for Willie Pollard Smith, 91, of Cleburne, will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at First Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Chambers Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Ryan Jay, Shunnard Blevins, Mason Griffin, Rahmon Malone, Jaykri Simpson and Jordan Simpson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kwesi Pollard, Damon Pollard, Baylan Mozon, Willie Scott III, Jay Scott and Terry Conerway.

Willie Pollard Smith passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 in Cleburne. She was born on December 16, 1927 in Kopperl to Clyde and Ora Lee (Holloway) Pollard. She married George A. Smith in Cleburne. She was a member of St. Paul C.M.E., where she served for over 50 years.

Willie is survived by her children, Bobby Pollard Sr. of Cleburne, William Pollard of Fort Worth, Phyllis Wheaton and husband Michael of Cleburne, Brantley Smith, Sr. of Cleburne, Al Smith Jr. of Cleburne; 20 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren and 32 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Ellis Fuller, Jr. and wife Lucille of Tyler and Oscar C. Pollard of DeSoto; sisters, Ora Lee Shipman of Cleburne, Emily Jay of Richmond, Gladys Blevins of Cleburne and Debra Pollard-Jammer of Dallas; cousin Faye Clay of Cleburne; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Willie is preceded in death by her parents, husband, George A. Smith, brother, Frank Pollard, Sr., sisters Helen Armason, Beatrice Maddox, Laura Armstrong, Christine Jackson, Iwilla Hobart, Wanda Jean Fuller, Joanna Fuller and daughter Peggy Jay Scott.

Willie is preceded in death by her parents, husband, George A. Smith, brother, Frank Pollard, Sr., sisters Helen Armason, Beatrice Maddox, Laura Armstrong, Christine Jackson, Iwilla Hobart, Wanda Jean Fuller, Joanna Fuller and daughter Peggy Jay Scott
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home
    Address
    512 North Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    First Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
    Address
    1005 Chase Avenue
    CLEBURNE, TX 76031
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  • Interment

    Location
    Chambers Cemetery
    Address
    FM 4 and Washington St.
    CLEBURNE, TX
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