MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Hildreth Delores Smith of Mount Vernon died Sept. 6. She was 88.
Smith was born Nov. 24, 1924 to Ambrose and Gertrude Whitehead in Newton, Miss. She was a retired nurses aid at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her children Col. Earnest C. Smith, Jr. (Ret.) of Portland Ore.; Barbara A. Washington of Lithonia, Ga;, Rochelle D. Jimenez of Stone Mountain, Ga.; and Linda A. Smith of Leesburg, Va.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, parents; brothers Malachi (Mal) and Oscar (O.C) Whitehead; and sisters Ann Berry and Avris Whitehead.
A homegoing celebration and memorial service was held on Sept. 21 at the New Life Church in Decatur, Ga.
Correspondence and condolences can be sent to the family via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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