July 31, 1947 - July 2, 2019
Lois Smith age 71, was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 31, 1947 to Oscar and Fannie Mae (Pickett)Smith. Of their nine children, Lois was determined to make a way as she graduated from Froebel High School, located in Gary, Indiana. Everyone knew and adored Lois because of her powerful personality and contagious laugh. She had a personality that drew and created many long-lasting friendships as well as the ability to inspire others to succeed. Lois was a Deaconess in her Church, (The House of God). Her life was dedicated to the church and her family. Lois made her way in life as an excellent sales consultant for Tupperware Inc. There she built her business and help brand the company's name. It's not many times that anyone can recall her leaving the house without her business cards or a promise to give a follow up call later, which of course was delivered. Her loyalty and hard-working ethics provided a home for her 5 children and a steady income for countless years. She had a love of gospel music, dancing, and arts & crafts. In life, Lois inspired to improve her lifestyle through associations created with organizations including; The National Federation for the Blind as well as, The Blind Social Center. Miss Lois Smith made her transition while sleeping the morning of July 2,2019. Lois was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Oscar and Fannie Mae Pickett-Smith. Her brothers and sisters, William "Sonny" Pickett, Donna Pickett, Oscar Smith Jr., and Lewis Smith. Lois is survived by two brothers and 2 sisters, Frances Yvette (Lonnie) Smith,Karl (Katie) Smith, Venetia (Samuel) Smith-Thomas and LaMonte' Smith. Her five children, Donald Smith Jr., Juanita Smith, Jaton Albrittion, Kasandra Wingfield, and La Tasha Gordon. Ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins. We will always love you and miss you dearly. White Columns Chapel & Cremations is honored to serve the family of Lois Smith.
Lois Smith age 71, was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 31, 1947 to Oscar and Fannie Mae (Pickett)Smith. Of their nine children, Lois was determined to make a way as she graduated from Froebel High School, located in Gary, Indiana. Everyone... View Obituary & Service Information
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