A Time To Be Born.....Harriette C. Smith, was the third child born to Wilson and Rose Lee Smith
on May 7, 1950, in Bamberg South Carolina.
A Time to Rest...Resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Harriette C. Smith
transitioned into eternal rest on August 16, 2021.
A Time to Live......The entire family relocated to Sullivan County in the 1950’s. Harriette
attended elementary school in Ferndale and Liberty, N.Y. She graduated from Liberty Central
Harriette was employed at the Infirmary in Liberty, N.Y. for approximately 10 years. Later on in
life she became a monitor at Monticello High Bus Company where she retired. She was very
compassionate toward the children that she served.
Friendship Baptist Church became her church home as a child and for many years as an adult.
She enjoyed Bible study and singing with the choir. Her favorite book of the Bible was Psalms.
She often quoted from the book of Psalms saying that it applied to all adversities in life. She
enjoyed socializing with her friends and family, sharing conversations, music and good food.
She could talk for hours on the phone, never lost for words. One of her favorite past times was
shopping especially at the thrift shops, that became a regular weekend routine for her.
A Time To Love.....She adored her son Antwain, and looked forward to the times they spent
Harriette was a warm, friendly, sensitive and caring person who would greet you with a smile,
but adamant in her beliefs. She was always trying to encourage those that knew her in a
positive way. She had a subtle sense of humor with an infectious laugh.
A Time To Remember.....Harriette was preceded in death by her parents Wilson and Rose Lee
Smith. Left to cherish her memory and continue her legacy are her son Antwain, her brother
Wilson, sister Overta, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.
In The End... We Loved Her, but God Loved Her More !
A visitation will be held from 11am to 12pm on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, NY 12788. A funeral service will follow immedately. Burial to follow at Liberty Cemetery, Cold Springs Rd., Liberty, NY 12754.
Arrangements under the care of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or visit www.colonialfamilyfuneralhomes.com