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John Ethridge Smallwood

March 5, 1965 July 26, 2017
John Ethridge Smallwood
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In Remembrance of
Pastor John Ethridge Smallwood

John's journey began on March 5, 1965, In San Diego California. Born to parents Carolyn Louise Smallwood and James Arthur Ethridge Sr. who preceded him and death. John went to live with his grandparents at a very early age. Alberta and Johnnie both preceded him death.

As a child, John was in Church every Sunday which lead him to accept Christ at a very early age, in which he attended Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego California; He attended school in San Diego CA.

Dr. John Ethridge Smallwood had the privilege of doing what he loved the most and that was being of service to God as well as the community.

In 2014 he left California to further his dreams of opening a church and becoming the best Pastor/Teacher he relocated to start and new life with his current wife Lavonne Anderson-Smallwood.

Left to mourn the loss of John's loving memory are his wife: Lavonne Anderson-Smallwood; his mother : Carolyn Ferguson; his mother-n-law : Deborah Watkins; granddaughter: Saniyah Buchannon; sisters: Tiffiani Ferguson of West Virginia , Tiffiani Anderson of San Diego, California, Toi Ethridge of Las Vegas; NV; brothers: Sydney Ethridge who also preceded John in death, James Ethridge Jr., four step-children Sharikka Buchannon, Tyreisha Wynn of Las Vegas NV, Maurice and Deant'e Jones both of San Diego, CA and 8 grandkids and a host of nieces, nephews cousins aunts uncles , cousins, as well as friends and other loved ones that have been touched by
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