Kokomo — Addie Catherine Smith 77, Kokomo went to be with her Lord and Savior at 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at her residence. She was the daughter of Timothy C. Ligon, who preceded her in death and Christina C. Ligon (King) who survives. She retired from Delco after 30 plus years, she also was retired from the Naptown Riders Association. Addie was a lifetime member of the Fountain of Life Worship Center, where she served as one of the mothers.
She is survived by her mother, Christina C. Ligon; sons, Howard W. Smith Jr., and Jewel Perkins, wife Beth; three daughters, Nerissa Gibson, Ta Mara Smith and Edie Small; brother, Walter E. Ligon, wife Weng; sister, Janice Ligon; two sisters-in-law, Cecil Stringer, Viola Bassett; six grandchildren, Terrance Smith, wife TI, Ta Meka Smith, Travis Smith, Terral Smith, Terence Catlett and Grant Small; 10 great-grandchildren; aunts, Elizabeth Jones, Ernestine Tramill and Georgia Ligon; god-children, Greg Withers, Danett Benson and Ed Clark; two god-grandchildren; special granddaughter, Yardana Horton; special grandson, man-man Hicks; ex-husband, Howard W. Smith, wife Seneth; special great-granddaughter, T’ Kyha Smith; special friends, Bishop and Pastor Glenn, the Lyles, the Kirbys, the Colberts, the Beards, Purcell, Dorothy Brown, mother Campbell, the Harrises, the Jacksons, along with everyone on Elm Street “E Block”.
She was preceded in death by her father, Timothy C. Ligon; brother, Jim “Goose” Ligon; and two daughters, DaMita K. Smith and LaVonda Smith; and son-in-law, Buddy Gibson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Fountain of Life Worship Center, 611 E. Jackson St. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Pisqah Missionary Baptist Church, 1599 E. Sycamore St., with one hour of visiting prior to the service. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery.
You are invited to read Addie’s obituary online at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message with the family or order flowers for the family. Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.