Sondra Smith

October 31, 1936February 1, 2019

Sondra Smith, 82 Born in Decatur, Illinois, Sondra is beloved by her family. She was predeceased by her father, Leonard Smith; her mother, Margaret Kennedy Smith; and her brother, Leonard Smith whom she fondly referred to as Grump. Sondra loved her family and friends as well as enjoyed traveling, the performing arts, and being active in her community. Having settled in Columbia, MD in 1968, she raised her family, graduated with a business degree from Howard County Community College, performed with The Women of Columbia Inc., worked 20+ years at Amdahl, led a Scout troop, and served on the Wilde Lake covenants board. Her life’s example embraced the regional motto of Choose Civility. Whenever life became challenging, she focused on her family. She is mourned by her sons: Trae (and Dawn) Smith and Jonathan (and Gina) Smith; her grandchildren: Nathaniel Smith and Hannah Smith; and her sister: Margaret (and Ken) Huggins; in addition to many extended family members and friends. Sondra passed on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Heartlands Assisted Living Center in Ellicott City, MD. Please leave condolences on www.witzkefuneralhomes.comand visit Sondra’s Facebook page for a pictorial homage of her life’s happy moments.


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February 8, 2019

Sondra's family & my family (Bryant) moved to Green Mountain Circle in Columbia at the same time 51 years ago! We shared a friendship for many years which included many happy times but also some very sad times. My son became friends with Trae as he and David were in the first Kindergarten Class at Bryant Woods Elementary.
I remember Sondra as a wonderful, caring, supportive friend & neighbor and am saddened by her death. It is my regret that I did not keep in touch with her. We have lost a good soul.
To the family, I am so sorry for your loss.
Barbara Shekore

Dawn Smith

February 4, 2019

Sondra's life had a profound impact on my own. Namely, she raised the man that would become my husband. I am grateful for her and loved how her family accepted me with open arms. Loving families are treasures and I have been very blessed.