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Linda Joyce (Watts) Smith

May 11, 1956 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 63)

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Mrs. Linda Watts Smith was the second child born to Mr. L C & Barbara Watts, May 11, 1956; both parents preceded her in death. She grew up in Fairfield, Alabama and attended Fairfield City Schools, Class of 1974 .

Linda learned at an early age the importance of having God as the head of her life. Her relationship with God was solid as she operated in the gift He had given her. She attended Mt Pilgrim Baptist Church throughout her childhood, served at Friendship Primitive Baptist and Thompson Chapel AME Zion. She pursued her passion for cooking in many capacities: at Children's' Hospital of Alabama, Cannagios, and Wing Out. She volunteered with different Food Ministries throughout the Birmingham area and had her own Food Ministry in Vinesville. She provided desserts for Faith Walk every year during Christmas, an outreach ministry for the homeless. She was affectionately called, "Sweets ".

God gave Linda the gifts she desired; Tarsha, Calvin, Myesia, and Fernando. She loved her children unconditionally! He also blessed her with the gift of love, her husband who also preceded her in death, Curtis Smith.

Linda had an intimate relationship with God and knew her time of departure was near. She gained her crown of righteousness on December 25, 2019. Her memories will forever be cherished by: Tarsha Watts, Calvin Watts, Myesia Walker (Patrick), Fernando Benson; Sister, Tracey Watts, Brothers, Michael Blanch, Lester Watts (Faye), and Terrence Watt, Grandchildren Cydrick & CyTianna Walker, Shakya, Chyann, & Jakyle Watts, Shakalya & Shadrelyn Williams, Kye &, Tage Benson, Uncles, Larry, Willie & Curtis Blanch, Johnny Watts (Katie), Aunts; Theresa Lowery (Willie), and Valleria Williams(Derrick). Special and devoted friends; Sharon Lett Pearson, Beverly Law, and Jackie Lowery a host of other relatives and friends.

TRANSITION COMPLETE!

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kirksey's Mortuary
3500 Avenue I Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt Pilgrim Baptist Church
143 Seminole Circle
Fairfield, AL 35064

Committal
Saturday
January 4, 2020

12:00 PM
Highland Memorial Gardens
3115 18th Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020-2631

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