Mittie "Nettie" Smith

Born: Thu., Jun. 20, 1929
Died: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018

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Mittie "Nettie" Smith, 89, of Erie, transitioned  on December 17, 2018 at  home. She was born in North Carolina on June 20, 1929, daughter of the late Willie and Ruby Armwood.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Freeman Smith, a son, Douglas Freeman and one brother.
Mittie retired from Hamot Hospital. She was known as "Mother Gratitude" from everyone at N.A. She served as an usher for her church for over 40 years. She enjoyed gardening and cooking.
She is survived by five children, Dwight Dougles Smith, Wade Smith, Bernie Smith, Nettie Smith and Sandy Smith all of Erie; two sisters, Sadie Newkirk of North Carolina and Hattie Barnett of Erie. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Friday at Shiloh Baptist Church 901 East 5th Street from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Services will be there on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Anthony Harris officiating. Burial will be in Erie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Garr Funeral Home. Professional arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, Inc., 459 East 12th Street, Erie, PA 16503. Please send condolences to:

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