OBITUARY

Finis Eugene Smith Jr.

July 2, 1948October 1, 2016
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Finis E. Smith, A jewel in the hearts of thousands of lives, was born July 02, 1948. His life ended when a drunken driver killed him in a head-on collision, Saturday Oct. 1, 2016. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. The celebration will begin with a viewing. A Musical Wake from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and A Service Of Remembrance at 11 a.m. Saturday will both be held at Mount Zion Baptist Church, with the Reverend W. Timothy Glynn, Eulogist and Dr. Carl McElroy, Pastor. A Graduate of Morehouse College, Mr. Smith was a Retired Math Specialist with The FWISD, Musical Director for The Historic I.M Terrell Adlee H. Trezevant Memorial Choir and Music Director for The Fort Worth Chapter and Voice Instructor of The Gospel Music Workshop of America. He was a Member of Higher Dominion Bible Fellowship, where he served along side his brother as Music Director. One of his crowning moments in life was to become a 33rd Degree Mason, of Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons of Texas, where he served as grand organist. Survivors: Cherishing The Memories of Fins are brother, Eddie L. Smith; Uncle, Mr. W.G. Miller; nephew whom cared deeply for his concerns, Derrick Smith; nephew, 1st Sgt. Terrance Johnson, United States Army; Edwin Smith; three special cousins, Lorriane C. Miller, Daisy Price and Billye Aaron and husband, Hank; nieces, Josalynne Wheeler, Crystal Gail Roberson, Valisa Lester and Althea Johnson

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 7, 2016

  • Wake ( Musical)

    Friday, October 7, 2016

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 8, 2016

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, October 8, 2016

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October 27, 2016

I am very sorry to hear of the tragic death of Finis. My deepest sympathy to his family.

Shayleen Allen

October 26, 2016

Prayers and condolences are being sent to the family and friends of Finis in this time of loss.
From his State Farm family!

Mamie Harris

October 20, 2016

To Eddie Smith and Family You have My Deepest Sympathy NThe Passing of Mr.Finish Smith The Maestro Gone To Soon What A Voice Talent And Gifted From GOD.He Will Be Greatly Missed But GOD Knows Just How Much We Can Bear.Our Prayers R With You And Your Family FinisWas Loved Bye All .So FinisYOU BE Singing Up There NThat Heavenly Choir.So GOD Bless you Eddie Smith and Family KEEP YOU N Perfect Peace Who Mind Is Stayed On Thee.Love You From WAYMON/Harris Mamie/Harris /Thomas Harris.

October 9, 2016

To Bro. Finis E. Smith; you will be greatly missed bro. may the heaven of God sing songs of praise as you enter the lords house. from all the bro's of Grand Temple Lodge #75 Fort Worth, TX.

Worshipful Master
Donnie West
Grand Temple Lodge #75

Nannette Bryant

October 8, 2016

You will be greatly missed. Heaven has gained a musical angel!

Kenneth Mathis

October 8, 2016

Rest in Peace and I extend my condolences and prayers to the Family.

Rere ,E dna Bryant

October 8, 2016

My sincere heartfelt pain go out to the family of ,Finis Smith my family and I pray that you have peace in this time of sorrow

James Brown

October 7, 2016

Finis Smith I remember him as a substitute teacher in my middle school years and my high school years and also I had the opportunity of working with him in the textbook Department you will truly be missed sir God be with all of the family that he left behind but please take comfort in knowing that God has all of you in his hands

Jimmie Bass

October 7, 2016

Now Finis has joined the Heavenly Choir where singing and praising the Lord will never cease. Sing on for your Lord.

Lyn & Linda Jones

October 7, 2016

My condolences to the family of , finis Smith you will be missed you will always have a spot in my heart
May God bless and keep your spirit alive

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