Mary Ann Garcia • October 13, 2021



Mary Ann Smith Garcia passed away on October 13, 2021, she was 85 years old.
Born and raised in Greenville, Alabama, as a teenager, Mary Ann was part of a singing trio that traveled her home state of Alabama, inspiring countless people with song. Upon her High School graduation, she received a music Scholarship to Troy State University, where she performed with “The Madrigals”. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and after moving to Pensacola in 1965, she taught English at Brownsville and Bellview Junior High Schools for 25 years. Upon her retirement from teaching, she became active in her church, and its choir, and was a volunteer at Baptist Hospital for 20 years.
She is survived by her daughter Susan Smith Greenwell, her son, Michael Murphy Smith, and son, James Ellis Smith: her seven grandchildren: Tyler, Kerri, Bradley, Michael, Catherine, Livia, and James, as well as, her five great-grandchildren: Parker, Liam, Ava, Todd, and Lucy, and her sister Mrs Ada Claire Solomon of Greenville, Alabama.
Service will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens in Pensacola, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am. Visitation will be at 9:30 am.

  1. Winston says:

    Hoping that you and your family can find solace and peace during this time of your mother’s passing.

    Very sorry not being able to attend. Chris and the children send regards and share kind memories of your smile.
    Hope to see you sometime old friend

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