Mrs. Violet Smokes Harden

February 24, 1934 ~ May 12, 2021 (age 87)


With sadness and compassion, Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc, Statesboro Chapel, along with the Smokes-Harden Family of Pembroke, Ga., announce the passing of Mrs. Violet Smokes Harden.

Mrs. Violet Smokes Harden, age 87, of Pembroke, GA., passed peacefully May 12, 2021 under the care of GHC Hospice around 9:46pm at her residence, with the family at her bedside. She was a Bryan County native having being raised in the Groveland, Ga. Community.

She was a faithful member of Little Salem Holiness Church of Pembroke, Ga., where she served as a Deaconess. She retired from the Bryan County school system as a custodian.

She is survived by her children; Jeannette Snead of Fayetteville, GA., Catherine Smokes and Thomas Jr. Smokes both of Pembroke, GA. and Eric (Nancy) Smokes of Eastman, GA. Stepchildren; Apostle Willie Bell Jefferson, Elder Ronnie (Rose) Harden, Sara Harden, and Bennie Harden all of Savannah, GA. Daughter-in-law; Delphine Williams of Redwood City, CA, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00pm-7:00pm, in the Pembroke Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2:00pm at the Little Salem Holiness Church of Groveland, GA. with Bishop Eddie T. Ball, eulogist and Apostle Willie Bell Jefferson presiding.

Public viewing will be held from 1pm-2pm with funeral service for the immediate family only.

Interment will be held in the Church Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19, we will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the walk-through viewing or the interment service.

Celebration of life service will be live-streamed via Facebook address

Friends may sign the online register book at

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Pembroke Chapel, 66 Ledford Street, Pembroke, Ga. 30458.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Violet Smokes Harden, please visit our floral store.


Walk-Through Viewing
May 21, 2021

3:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Pembroke Chapel, 66 Ledford Street, Pembroke, GA 31321
66 Ledford Street
Pembroke, GA 31321

Funeral Service
May 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Little Salem Holiness Church
6978 US Highway 280E
Pembroke, GA 31321

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