Heritage Day 2015 & Homegoing Celebration
Bishop Stephen E. Smith, age 61, a resident of Cleveland died Sunday, June 7, at his home in the presence of praying friends and loved ones. Brother Smith was an ordained bishop and served as General Overseer of The Church of God from 2006 until his death. Survivors include one son, Jonathan Smith (Emilee) of Aurora, Colorado; one daughter, Rebekah Horne (James) of Bessemer, Alabama, and ten grandchildren. He is also survived by his wife of forty-one years, Vicki; one sister, Sue Fox of Andrews, Texas, and one brother, Kenneth Smith of Mustang, Oklahoma.
The Smith family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the many individuals and local churches that have prayed and fasted for Brother Smith these past few weeks as they have learned of his illness. He was touched with your love and concern for his welfare and the family continues to be blessed by your generous giving of food, services, offerings, and prayers. May the precious Saviour of The Church of God bless and reward you. Thank you.