Cynthia Smith, age 65, of Adrian, MI, passed away, January 28, 2020 She was born August 30, 1954, in Detroit, MI, the daughter of William & Amybell (Williams) Smith. Cynthia loved to knit, make arts & crafts, cook, play cards and babysit her grandchildren & great grandchildren. Cynthia is survived by her husband, William "Bill" Shumate, her daughter, Sheronda Smith, Vickisue (Jeff) Howard whom she considered her daughter, her grandchildren, Markques Durail Smith, Lakeshia Marie Valdez and Christopher Dashawn Adams Jr., six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, William Kermit Smith; her mother, Amy Bell Smith; two brothers, Richard Williams "Uncle Butch", and Raymond Smith "Uncle Smitty"; and two sisters, Geraldine Smith "Auntie Gerald", and Rachael Smith "Auntie Poot". Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, February 1, 2020, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI with Pastor Claude Bevier officiating. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI. The family is requesting all who attend Cynthia's services incorporate something red in their attire. www.PurseFuneralHome.com
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