A photo of Geraldine “Gerri” Smith

Geraldine “Gerri” Smith

January 9, 1940 - March 14, 2018

Geraldine Gerri Smith, age 78, of Bear, DE, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Born in Metter, GA on January 9, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Benny and Eula Mae (Bryant) Myers.  Gerri worked for Leon’s Upholstery in New Castle for 20 years.  She later dedicated her time as a home health care provider and was last employed by the Biden family for nine years.

Gerri loved spending time with her family, gardening and tending to her birdfeeders.

Gerri will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 54 years, Robert C. Butch Smith; children, Stephen Smith (Bridget), Melissa Smith and Matthew Smith; grandchildren, Adam Smith, Connor Smith, Kelsey Cummings (Bryan), Allyson Nicholson, Scott Nicholson, and Brianna Smith; brother, Billy Myers; sisters, Athielee Davis and Annette Holley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11am on Monday, March 19, 2018 at the chapel in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will immediately follow.

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  • Butch, Missy, Robert and Matt!
    We are so very sorry to hear of the Homegoing of Geri,
    We Love you guys and pray that god wraps you in his arms with Comfort, Strength, and Peace!
    All Our Love,
    Jerry and Terry Myers

  • To Missy and the Smith family,
    We so very sorry to hear of Mrs. Smith’s passing. You all were great neighbors for years and we remember her fondly. Please know you’re all in our hearts and prayers during this horribly difficult time. We pray that god and the love of friends and family will be of some comfort and peace as you move forward.
    Hugs, love and prayers,
    Tracy, Bill & Sandy Gell

  • I am so sorry, she will be miss…I remember all the time we all got together. At her house or Jean. It was always a good time.. I know that I haven’t been around much since mom passed, but sometime it just. to hard. and hurts. I love you uncle Butch,,

  • My heart pours out for my uncle and family . I will miss her dearly and loved her so much . She is at peace and with family . Love you all so much …
    your niece Geri and family

  • We share some really great grandchildren. Your fine spirit will be missed. Love, Barbara