Mary Earl Helms Smith made her transition to her heavenly life on February 24, 2014 at The Bridge at Bay St Joe Nursing Facility where she resided. She was born on November 20, 1924 to H. E. "Hubby" and Hazel Helms in Milton, FL. She was a graduate of Port St. Joe High School, a resident of White City and a member of the White City Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She married her husband, Robert "Big Bob" Smith on February 17, 1945 in Gulf County, FL which is where they raised their family.
Ms. Mary is survived by her sons Herbert "Smitty" Smith, Murry Smith and wife Eudora; her grandchildren Lauren Hanley and her husband Keith of White City, Herbert Stephen Smith and his wife Amy of Panama City, and Jesse Smith of White City; five great-grandchildren, Josie Latshaw and her husband Jon, Joshua Sundie, and Codi Sundie all of White City, Seth and Danyel' Smith of Panama City.
Ms. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Big Bob" Smith, her daughter, Anita Smith, her daughter-in-law Charlene Smith, and her granddaughter, Savanna Smith all of White City.
Funeral services were held February, 28, 2014 at White City Baptist Church.
All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.