Crystal Shonta’ Smiley, 40, a native of Folkston, and resident of Kingsland, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 following a brief illness. She was born on December 5, 1979 to the late, Ivory Smiley, Sr. and Gladys Albertie-Smiley in Waycross.
Crystal was educated in the public school system of Charlton County School System where she graduated in the Class 1998. She was a life long member of Mt. New Home Missionary Baptist Church and was employed with the Arc of Nassau as an ADT Specialist. Crystal enjoyed spending time with her children, playing board games and crossword puzzles.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her loving mother, Gladys Albertie-Smiley, Kingsland; her loving children, Bryanna, Cristiana, and India Roberson, all of Kingsland; a brother, Ivory Smiley, Jr., Folkston; two godchildren, Karson Williamson and Tylexus Bolden; and host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that will miss her dearly.
There will not be a wake/visitation. Remains will lie in state one hour prior to services.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 416 Dixie Lake Road, Folkston. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Folkston.
Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup