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Devante B. Smith

September 28, 1994 ~ February 7, 2020 (age 25)

Obituary

Devante "Man-Man" Smith, son of Aisha Smith and John Watkins
Bey, was born on September 28, 1994 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Devante departed this life on February 7, 2020.

Devante received his education in the Baltimore City Public School
System. He graduated from City College High School in Baltimore.

Devante did not have children of his own, but he helped his mom
tremendously with the care of his sister Tayona.

Devante made friends wherever he went, especially his friends from
Perkins Homes. He will be sincerely missed by everyone.

Devante leaves to mourn: his parents, Aisha Smith and John Watkins
Bey; he is survived by his grandmother, Florence Ann Spencer; his
siblings, Tayona Parker, John Watkins Jr, John Watkins Jr. (yes,
Devante has two brothers named John), Sharday Watkins, Faith
Watkins, Madden Watkins Bey; one uncle, Francis Bernard Smith;
five aunts, Mary Ann Rice, Rhonda Renee Rice, Tammy Young,
Ronita Watkins, and Sandra Watkins; one nephew, Rusell, and a
niece on the way; immediate cousins Michael Earl Redding, Michael
Moreno, Tavon Moreno, Tiera Moreno, Alexis Moreno, Quwuan
Smith; one special friend, Breyonia Carter. Devante had a host of
cousins and other family members that he leaves behind.

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Services

Viewing
Monday
February 17, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Joseph H. Brown, Jr. Funeral Home
2140 N. Fulton Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

Wake
Tuesday
February 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Joseph H. Brown, Jr. Funeral Home
2140 N. Fulton Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 18, 2020

10:30 AM
Joseph H. Brown, Jr. Funeral Home
2140 N. Fulton Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21217

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