ST. PETERSBURG – The Florida Morticians Association has selected Lynda Bryant-Smith as the State of Florida Mortician of the year for 2018. This distinguished award is bestowed on individuals who have made significant accomplishments in the funeral industry throughout the state of Florida.
A St. Pete native, Bryant-Smith is the daughter of Lucius Bryant Sr. and the late Essie Mae Bryant. She is the wife of Jerome B. Smith with whom she is the co-owner of Smith Funeral Home, Inc. She serves as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
Without a doubt, this is a monumental milestone in Bryant-Smith’s professional career, as she continuously dedicates her life to serving families in her community and providing untiring service to the association.
To celebrate her achievement, a banquet will be hosted in her honor by the Florida Morticians Association June 20 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg.
For additional information about this event or tickets, please contact Smith Funeral Home at (727) 894-2266 or Lynda Bryant-Smith at (727) 599-3221.