Harriett Elizabeth Smith, appreciated touring, pictures3 min read
Harriett Elizabeth Smith departed this life Friday, April 22, 2022. She was born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Obie and Dorothy Myers. She was educated in the Catholic University System in Philadelphia.
On going to Washington, D.C., Harriett turned a secretary at Blue Cross Blue Shield. She worked her way up the Blue Cross Blue Shield company ladder. Harriett retired from Blue Cross Blue Defend as a company representative, serving the D.C. Health-related Modern society for 20 a long time.
Right after retiring from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harriett became a specialist photographer. Harriett researched at the New York University of Images. Harriett and Alvin became pictures entrepreneurs, and named their enterprise Pictures of You. Harriett was the photographer and Alvin was the videographer for about 20 years. Harriett photographed a lot of weddings Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs Japanese and Korean weddings and numerous other special situations in Washington, D.C., Maryland and New York City. She also photographed famed Washington Redskins soccer players’ weddings.
Harriett served as an usher at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Lanham, Md. Harriett also liked to travel. Her loving husband took her with him in all places he went. They traveled to England and Wales on a 17-day tour, in which she watched her husband perform. She also accompanied her partner on one more 17-working day tour, this time to Europe with stops in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and France. While in Paris, France, Alvin treated her to a special champagne cruise down the Seine River on a riverboat, less than the Eiffel Tower. She went on 13 cruises. She cruised the Mexican Rivera, various Hawaiian Islands, Alaska and several Caribbean Islands. Harriett was also a seamstress. Alvin became a tailor. Alvin created her a few night robes which she proudly wore to various official situations.
On Aug. 14, 1976, she was united in relationship to Alvin L. Smith. Harriett was affectionately regarded by her family members and close friends as a entertaining-loving, type-hearted person, and was cherished by all who realized her. Harriett had one sister, Delores Simmons-Lancaster.
Harriett beloved life with her husband Alvin, in retirement in the Independence group in Millsboro. They ended up the to start with household to acquire residence at Independence. She relished making a lot of, quite a few new friends at Independence. She loved traveling with her mates to Smith Island and the Dupont Gardens, and also relished taking part in table online games with them. She was a member of the Ladies Wine Club. She specially liked going to Dover Downs and Harrington casinos. Harriett and Alvin grew to become effectively acknowledged in Lewes and Rehoboth Seaside when their images ended up exhibited on billboards representing Schell Brothers (property builders), who created their property in the Independence group. Harriett and Alvin are highlighted on the walls in the Schell Brothers Mug & Spoon coffee store near the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. Harriett and Alvin photographs have been on a lot of billboards on Coastal Freeway in Lewes and Rehoboth Seashore for lots of several years. They had been frequently observed on the major screen inside of the Films at Halfway.
Harriett leaves to cherish her memory, her dearest appreciate, Alvin L. Smith 1 fantastic-nephew and -niece, Stacey and Nikki Myers 3 good-excellent-nieces, Johnniesha Myers, Niykerrah Myers and Shahyrra Myers 1 wonderful-excellent-grand nephew, Jaayseon “Niko” Myers one particular fantastic-niece, Glennette L. Myers a person excellent-excellent-niece, Adrianna and one particular good-cousin, Obie Williams Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Williams a host of cousins and lots of, several friends.
As her health and fitness started to are unsuccessful, her loving husband Alvin, family members, and close friends rallied to help her by three existence-threatening surgeries. She was so appreciative and blessed.
A celebration of Harriett’s lifestyle will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at the Extensive Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Providers, 32013 Extensive Neck Street, Millsboro, where by buddies and household could collect immediately after 12:30 p.m. Interment will be non-public.
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