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Robert E. Evans Funeral Home

16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD

OBITUARY

Billie Augusta Smith

October 19, 1937May 11, 2020

Billie Augusta Smith affectionately known as “Aunt Billie”, “Baby Billie” or “Cousin Billie” was born on October 19, 1937 to the late George and Sadye Smith. She departed this life after a brief illness at the Howard University Hospital on May 11, 2020 at 5:30 a.m. She accepted Christ at an early age at the Antioch Baptist Church in King George, VA under the pastorate of the late Rev. E.L.R. Guss. After graduating from Ralph Bunch High School, she moved to Washington, D.C. and went on to study at Bowie State University, where she pledged in the Alpha Zeta Chapter, and the local ETA Phi Beta Sorority where she served as an active member for 51 years until her health declined.

In 1968 Aunt Billie went to work at the Library of Congress as a Librarian where she retired January 1, 1998 after 30 years of service. Aunt Billie was a very modest woman, who took passion in caring for others. Her first love was spending time with her Family, and her second love and passion was collecting recipes, eating, cooking, and dancing.

She leaves to cherish her memory and love, One Aunt Helen Banks, Niece’s and Nephew’s, Terri Johnson, Charlene Russell, Leslie Clark (Dwayne), Charles Russell (Sandra), Rodney Russell (Meshae) Jeffrey Cobb (Lavita), Sharon Rivera, Angela Richardson (Lee), Six Great Niece’s, Six Great Nephews, Ten Great Great Niece’s and Seven Great Great Nephew’s, and a host of other family and friends who will greatly miss her.A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

THE 23RD PSALM The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

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gail jackson

May 28, 2020

I only knew Aunt Billie for a few years, but I want the family to know that I loved her spunk. She was a wonderful woman. May she rest in peace. Prayers for the family. Gail Jackson

malinda Banks

May 21, 2020

May the memories of Billie carry on forever.

Malinda & Clyde

Monique Poole

May 19, 2020

Soror Billie I am so sorry you’re not with us, but I comforted by knowing you are resting with the father.

Bobby Banks

May 19, 2020

Billie, I will miss our talks about family history. Whenever I had a question you were just a phone call away. Love you and RIP.
Keeping our family in prayer. Love Bobby and Lonnie

Eklaine Harvey

May 19, 2020

Billie will be greatly missed. Remember when the Lord calls our loved ones home,he leaves a gift of memories in exchange.

Blessings!!
Elaine

Latonia Reed

May 16, 2020

Sincere Condolences To The family ,May fond memories give you comfort during this time of beaverment.

Brian and Latonia Reed

Myra Wright

May 15, 2020

Terry and family. My sincere condolences to you and the family. I will miss and cherish the memories of "aunt Billie" especially over on Adam's St. Keeping you and the family in prayer.

Brian Jenkins

May 15, 2020

We are deeply saddened about the loss of Aunt Billie. As we grieve, know that we are remembering and honoring her during this time. We will always remember her big smile, great sense of humor, and positive attitude. She was a true friend that will be missed.

Brian & Michelle Jenkins

Aiesha Russell

May 15, 2020

I love you so much Aunt Billie all i can remember is the good times and laughter with you your truly going to be missed so much it’s not the same right now i promise to get some Popeyes and think of you when i have it i know it was your favorite love and miss you so much tell Grandma and Grandpa we love them as well y’all Continue to watch over the family I love you ❤️😘🙏🏽👼🏽

Alma Rittenhouse

May 15, 2020

Billie was very close to my family. We loved her like family. I remember before I was 18 and living in N. C. she would come down in the summer with my family to visit us. She called my mother and aunts, "Aunt." When I moved to Washington after high school, we all remained close, getting together for family dinners, football parties, trips and going out. I was the baby in the crowd. I loved Billie and still do. It sadden me to know that she has fallen asleep in death. At the same time it make me happy to know that she will wake up one day soon. This will be done by means of Jesus. I know because the Bible says so. Acts 24:15; Isaiah 25:8, 35:5,6, Revelation 21:4, Isaiah 65:21, 22

FROM THE FAMILY

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