Deja Shian Smith was born on February 4, 1998 in Clinton, NC. She transitioned from her earthly home on Friday, July 16, 2021. Deja was the daughter of Sharone Bennett and Craig Smith. She graduated from Clinton High School and later attended Shaw University and Sampson Community College.
In her spare time, she loved shopping and managing her online business D Luxury Lifestyle Collection in which specially made by her. Deja was a very kind, loving and God-fearing young lady. As Deja grew older, she developed her own person relationship with God, which helped her cope with her illness. She was always proper and poised at all times.
Deja's smile and laughter could fill any room with joy. Deja leaves to cherish her precious memories her parents: Sharone Bennett of Clinton and Craig Smith of Kenansville.
Brothers: Patrick Blue Jr. of Colorado, Corey Dixon, Craig Smith, Austin Smith, Isaac Williams, and Isiah Williams. Sisters: Rolishia Williams, Cralishia Williams, Courtney Dixon, and Alycia Smith.
Grandmother: Barbara Bennett of Clinton.
Uncles: Dexter Bennett (Veronica) of Clinton, Swindell Smith, Cyrus Smith, L.C. Maffity, Earl Austin, CW3 Christopher Bennett (Minnie) of Kentucky.
Aunts: Brenda Miller, Consonja Hall, and Merian Farmer. Special Cousins: Nicholas Bradshaw and Matthew Bradshaw of Clinton, Spc. Erica Parnell (Sgt. Daquan) of Kentucky, Andrell Bennett and Austin Bennett of Clinton and a host of other cousins, family, and friends.
Graveside services will be Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 12 noon at Bearskin Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton, NC.
Public Walkthrough Viewing will be Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:45 am at Butler & Son Funeral Services in Clinton, NC.
Graveside Service will be live-streamed through Butler & Son Funeral Home Facebook Page. Masks are required.
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