It is with our deepest condolences to announce the passing of Mr. & Mrs. Clayton Gibson Jr oldest princess, Phleshana Edrice Trammell Smith, a resident of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Piedmont Columbus Midtown Medical Center.
She was born on December 5, 1967 in Valley, Alabama to the union of Sylvia Winters Gibson and the late George Trammell. She was reared in the loving home of her parents, Clayton and Sylvia Gibson, Jr. in Columbus, Georgia.
At an early age, Edrice was baptized at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, and later united with St. Stephens C.M.E.
Edrice was educated in Muscogee County, and graduated from Hardaway High School, Class of 1985; she went on to earn degrees from Columbus Tech and Troy State University. She was currently the co-owner of Unity Mortuary.
Survivors include her daughter, Alexis J. Smith; parents, Clayton and Sylvia Gibson, Jr., Columbus, GA; two sisters, Jacobie (Tymiakal) Howell and Esmerelda "Mecie" Williams, all of Lanett, AL; a brother, Dr. Clayton (Dr. Erika) Gibson, III, Powder Springs, GA; an array of nieces, nephews, honorary grandchildren, God-siblings; chosen grandparents; Gwendolyn Harris-Brooks and Mildred "Sweenye" Scott; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
There will be a Public Viewing, Friday, December 11, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Unity Mortuary. The Celebration of Life will be Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM on the grounds of Unity Mortuary, 4235 Fairfax Bypass. Dr. W.T. Edmondson and Dr. Clayton Gibson, III will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Due to COVID-19, the family will be accepting LOVE, NOT HUGS! All attendees are asked to wear the proper facemasks and practice social distancing by allowing six feet of personal space.
Online condolences may be made at www.unitymortuaryal.com. The excellent care of Ms. Phleshana Edrice Smith is in the loving and caring hands of Unity Mortuary, "Professional Service With A Touch of Class"
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