A Time to be Born : Anna Maria Harris-Smith was born July 18, 1940 in Taylor, Arkansas. She was the daughter of proud parents Jimmy Lee Rankin & Christine Volentine.
A Time to Learn : Anna Maria attended Lafayette County Training School in Stamps, Arkansas. After moving to Las Vegas at an early age of 17 she started a career in Cosmetology and a Cosmetician worked several jobs until retired from Skaggs/ Osco/ Savers.
A Time to Live : Anna Maria Harris Smith married Willie Fred Smith in Nov 3, 1994. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends who loved for her to cook. She was the family historian where she became the Architect of the family all around the world everyone loved when she traveled to see them. She enjoyed family reunion and reading novel books.
A Time to Serve a Christian Life : In her early years Anna Maria accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at St. Paul Baptist Church in Taylor Arkansas under leadership Pastor Redman. She later moved to Las Vegas joined St. James Baptist Church under leadership Late Reverend Horn & Bishop James Blake. Then a few years later joined Law of Harvest Ministry with her husband Pastor Willie Fred serving as they feed the homeless and helped the community.
A Time to Weep : On Sunday December 6, 2020 Anna Maria was called home by her heavenly Father from labor to reward. She is proceeded in death by her parents Jimmy Lee Rankin, Christine Volentine & two (2) siblings brother Robert Rankin, sister Helen Harrison.
A Time to Remember : Our beloved Anna Maria Harris- Smith is remembered by her lovely husband of 26 years Willie Fred Smith, Kawana White (daughter), Patricia Henderson Dunlap (sister) James Dunlap (Pat’s husband), Oklahoma City, OK, Faye Bradford, Houston, TX (Sister) Deyna Sims, (niece), Jason Howard (nephew) Joseph Bradford (nephew) Annie Mae & Leevester Crow , Minden, LA (sister, husband) Virginia Batson Camden, Arkansas ( sister) Milton Rankin, Camden, Arkansas (brother), Jimmy Rankin Taylor, Arkansas ( brother), Timothy Davis , Texarkana, TX, (uncle) and a host of niece, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, god daughter , other relatives and friends who all held special places in her heart.