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Yolanda Smith

September 24, 1964 — July 18, 2023

Yolanda Smith

Yolanda D. Smith was born on September 24, 1964, to the late Carl Hayes and Willie Dell Turner in Bessemer, Alabama.
Finding a love for Christ at a young age, Yolanda was baptized at 6th Avenue Beulah Finding a love for Christ at a young age, Yolanda was baptized at 6th Avenue Beulah Baptist Church in Bessemer, Alabama. As life progressed, she continued her Christian Baptist Church in Bessemer, Alabama. As life progressed, she continued her Christian journey, uniting with New Hope Baptist Church of Bessemer, Alabama.
After graduating from Jess Lanier High School, she furthered her education at Bessemer After graduating from Jess Lanier High School, she furthered her education at Bessemer State Technical College in Nursing. She always had a caring and nurturing heart and made State Technical College in Nursing. She always had a caring and nurturing heart and made her presence known as she dedicated her professional skills and service at the Jefferson her presence known as she dedicated her professional skills and service at the Jefferson County Health Department in Midfield, Alabama. Through the years, she touched the lives County Health Department in Midfield, Alabama. Through the years, she touched the lives of many and was admired and well known in her community. Her thoughtfulness and of many and was admired and well known in her community. Her thoughtfulness and caring spirit will truly be missed.
Yolanda is survived by two children, Carletta Hayes and Cordarius (Imani) Smith; a Yolanda is survived by two children, Carletta Hayes and Cordarius (Imani) Smith; a loving mother, Willie Dell Turner; one brother, Orlando (Kim) Hayes; one sister, Salina loving mother, Willie Dell Turner; one brother, Orlando (Kim) Hayes; one sister, Salina Washington; four grandchildren, Kamyeria Mixon, Brielle Bender, Chanel Weeks and Washington; four grandchildren, Kamyeria Mixon, Brielle Bender, Chanel Weeks and Omari Smith; best friends, Angela Bodley and Pamela Edmonds and a host of other Omari Smith; best friends, Angela Bodley and Pamela Edmonds and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Visitation

Friday, July 21, 2023

1:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Chambers Funeral Home, Chapel

2527 9th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020

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Second Visitation

Saturday, July 22, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Chambers Funeral Home, Chapel

2527 9th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020




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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Chambers Funeral Home, Chapel

2527 9th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020

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Interment

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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