Thea Bonita (Crayton) Smith

July 25, 1958 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 61)


Min. Thea Bonita Crayton Smith transitioned from this life on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Thomasville, AL. Born July 25, 1958 to Fred, Sr. and Bessie Williams Crayton, she was 61.

A member of the Carlton AOH Church in Carlton, AL, she served as a minister. Her ministry extended through her daycare center where she cared for and guided children through their early years. She was a member of the graduating Jackson High School Class of 1976.

Preceding her in death were her father, Fred Crayton, Sr.; and grandparents, Ned and Ida Pritchett Williams, Ruth Johnson, and Clarence Crayton.

Left to forever cherish her precious memories are five daughters, Kaletha Crayton, Northport, AL, Crystal (James) Hudson, Biloxi, MS, Shanita (Elliott) Lucy, Dixon Mills, AL, Merissa (Mark) Pough, Eastampton, NJ, and Myeisha Smith, Las Vegas, NV; two sisters, Gwen Powell, Wagarville, AL, and Chichena (David) Phelon, Mobile, AL; five brothers, Fred (Debra) Crayton, Jr., Antonio (Sharon) Crayton, and Vincent (Mattie) Crayton, all of St. Stephens, AL, Juan Crayton, Jackson, AL, and Damien (Shamika) Crayton, Mobile, AL; thirteen grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
February 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home
203 E. Ross Street
Jackson, AL 36545

Funeral Service
February 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt Olive #2 Baptist Church
303 Griffin St
Jackson, AL 36545

Interment following funeral service
February 24, 2020

Woodlawn Cemetery
1070 Center Street
Jackson, Alabama 36545

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