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Sunrise- May 22, 1964 - Sunset January 9, 2024
Sophronia Betina Smiley entered this world on May 22, 1964. She was born in Folkston Ga. to the late Mollie Frances Howell and late Clinton Hutchinson.
Sophronia was affectionately known as "Sugamama", she brought joy and laughter to all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Sophronia's journey through life was marked by a love for God, her Children, and Family and reading books. She came to love reading the best book of them all, God Word the Bible. She would read this book and make changes in her life that would help her live her life according to his will, later in her adult life. She was a faithful member of “Whosoever Will Let Them Come Outreach Ministry, Since 2015.
Sophronia grew up in Maynor Heights, where She was reared by the late Marie and Dewey Gibbs.
She was educated in the public school system of Charlton County.
Professionally, she worked at the Ritz Carlton of Amelia Island, and Sunbridge Nursing Rehabilitation of Folkston, Ga.
She moved to Indiantown Fl. In 1987 where she would stay for 12 years. Then she would return back to Folkston Ga, where resided until her death.
Beyond her occupational pursuits, she was the life of the party! Her infectious laughter, jokes, and good humor created an atmosphere of joy wherever she went. As a lover of music and dancing. She also liked doing puzzles, watching the price right, Wheel of fortune, and Jeopardy.
On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, our beloved “Sugamama” departed this life.
She was preceded in death by her son Robert Lee Campbell jr.
Brother Jerome Maynor (Gert) Sister Landa Faye Dasher
Stepfather Otis L. Howell Aunt Dorothy Mitchell
Uncles Ivory and Clarence Smiley
Sophronia is survived by her Children Dantonie Eldell Sr. (Laquonda) Brittany Smiley, Dominic Campbell All of Folkston, Ga
Grandkids: SyCarriouis West, Diamond Eldell, Demondre Blackshear, Damion Pope, Dantonie Eldell Jr, Lyric Campbell, Mackenzie Eldell, Passion Campbell, Pilar Campbell, Jayceon Campbell and Prosper Campbell
Sisters: Frances Shellman of West Palm Beach Connie Smiley of Indiantown, Fl, Aretha Miley of West Palm Beach, Hazel Moore of Atlanta Ga. Lucretia Colebrook of West Palm Beach, Yvette Tullock (Rupert) of Kingsland Ga.
Brothers: Gary Hutchinson of St. Mary Ga. Angelo Blake (Rozlin) of Waycross, Ga.
Uncles: Thomas Smiley (Ella Mae) of Folkston Ga. Albert Smiley (Barbara) Folkston Ga.
Joe Hutchinson (Cynthia) of Woodbine Ga. Calvin Smiley (Karen) of Folkston, Ga.
Steve Smiley (Marilyn) of Folkston, Ga.
Aunts: Lena Mae Hamilton (Lucious) of Folkston, Ga and Gladys Smiley of Folkston, Ga
Special Aunt: Shirley Dasher Special Cousin: Darlene McIntyre
God Daughter: Shaniyah Lewis
Special Friends: Shirley Mincey, James White Celia Maynor Timothy Stafford
A host of Nephews, Nieces, Cousins and Sorrowing Friends
Services of care and comfort entrusted to the caring professionals of Fluker Funeral Home 985 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross, Georgia 31501
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