Dorothy Louise Smith

Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Smith, 88 of Columbus, OH, died unexpectedly on July 1, 2023, at OSU East. She was born to the late Roosevelt and Rosebud Chapman in Columbus, Mississippi on September 11, 1934. She is preceded in Death by (Husband), David Smith Sr., (Sons) Charles Smith Sr., Roosevelt Smith, Terri Smith, and Tony Smith, (Son-in-laws) Robert Walker Jr and Carter Hairston, (Siblings), Rosetta Hill, Susana Chapman, Emma Brown, Georgia Mae Hutchinson, and Mildred Smith, William A. Roberson and Roosevelt Roberson, (Grandchildren, Charles Smith Jr. and Shenee Pruitt-Smith. Dorothy was survived by (Children), David (April) Smith Jr., Barbara Smith, Geraldine Walker, Alice (Webster) Pruitt, and Dorothy Hairston, (Daughter-in-law), Catherine Smith, (Siblings), Margaret Sean Hospin, Robert Roberson and Roger Roberson and a host of grand and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy moved from Columbus, Mississippi at the age of 14 to Columbus, OH. Later in life she would marry the love of her life 0f 64 years, David Smith Sr. and they shared 9 beautiful children. together.
Dorothy retired from Bexley High School Custodial services. After retirement she worked for St. Ann’s for 7 years. Dorothy also known as Dot T was a loving wife, mother, sister, grand and great-grandmother, auntie, and friend. She enjoyed fishing at Lake Erie &; Buckeye Lake, catching a breeze on the front porch, cooking her signature recipes that she passed down to so many, dancing, and
listening to some of her favorite tunes, which included B.B King, Howling Wolfe, Shirley Caesar, and many other jazz/blues, gospel and R&B artist. She will be forever in our hearts and missed dearly.

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Condolence Messages

  1. To my family know that you are in my prayers. For I know how you feel but trust that you can get thought this all with the help of God. Look to him for he knows everything. Love you all cuzz Pastor Rickey &Carolyn Baker Sr in B ham Alabama

  2. Karen Hampston-McCants

    To the Smith Family, we send our condolences on the passing of your love one. When I personally think about Ms. Dot a smile comes on my face. May you have lasting memories that you will cherish for the rest of your lives. To the entire Smith family you will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers!
    Karen Hampston-McCants & Family.

  3. Chris Baker and Family

    My family, as we move into this New Normal let us remember the good times that we shared with our parents and Aunt Dot. Although this time is not easy, we will get through it showing the love that the Smith Family has been taught to spread. Love and praying for All! We all we Got!

  4. Vivian Rankin

    Our Condolences and Prayers are in Divine Order to The Smith Family. Weeping may endure for a Night, But Joy cometh in The morning. God Bless You All, from The Rankin Family.

  5. Cynthia L. Smith

    One of the fibers that define the Smith family is strength to persevere and faith in God. We’re going through difficulties and losses that have left us trying to exhale. God is with us to comfort and guide. He is our rock and our shield. He’s got us and we’ve got each other. Let’s continue in love!

  6. My Condolences to The Smith family , Geraldine & Brittany Walker. I only knew you briefly ,but you were always smiling whenever I did got a chance see you.

  7. To The Smith family sorry for your loss my you all find peace God keep them in your grace

  8. Marshell Harris

    To the Smith family . May your mother Rest in Paradise. Her work is done he . She was a loving strong woman. I loved her cooking and sitting down stairs in that kitchen. My condolences and prayers to the family.

  9. China & James Stanley

    Grandma! We love you and miss you dearly. I had the pleasure of being with you when you transioned into eternal life. My mother instilled in her children that we speak too her daily as we’ve been doing. It just hurts that she can’t continue to speak to you EVERYDAY. We love and miss you!

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