Rev Willie Smith Memorial

March 15, 2003

White was the color of the day - from flowers to pastor's robes

It was also a rainy day.

Rev David Farrell

Jimmi Irving, Rev Mark Elias, Rev Perry

Jimmi, Rev Mark, Rev Perry, ??, ?? and Richard Smith

Gail Blamires assisted as usher

Rev Neil Thomas welcomed all

Who could sit during Jimmi's leading us in one of Willie's favorite hymns: He Lives!

Jimmi led us in "He Lives"

Rev Mark Elias of Calvary Open Door Center

Willie's "theme" (if ever there was one) - The Impossible Dream by Mr Dwayne Stephenson.

Rev Perry delivering Willie's Eulogy, with Richard in the foreground

Rev Perry

Another favorite: How Great Thou Art

His brother, Richard Smith
It was a musical service, worthy of bidding farewell to a long-standing friend and leader.
Jimmi leading us in the closing hymn
So many of his favorite songs have become favorites for many of us.

Rest in Peace, Willie

Mark S Hahn, photographer

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