Bennie & Shirley Smith Scholarship at DSU

Posted on May 2, 2019 by Bennie Smith Funeral Home under News
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Photos were taken on Apr. 30, 2019 at Delaware State University in the Claibourne D. Smith Administration Building’s Board Room, and taken as part of the Bennie & Shirley Smith Endowed Scholarship – 2018 Holiday Celebration & Scholarship Benefit event.

Delaware State University President, Dr. Wilma Mishoe with Mr. Bennie & Shirley Smith.


DSU Pres., Mr. & Mrs. Smith along with Cynthia Williams and Sandra Bowe.


DSU Pres., Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Cynthia, Sandra of BSFH; along with, on the far left Dr. Charity Shockley and on the far right Dr. Vita Pickrum both DSU Administrators.



From humble beginnings on a farm in Faceville, Georgia, Bennie Smith evolved into a successful and caring businessman setting the standards for funeral homes across this country. Today, Bennie Smith Funeral Home(s) is one the largest African-American-owned Funeral Homes on the East Coast. With 13 locations up and down the Delmarva Peninsula, from Wilmington, Dover, Milford, Seaford, Millsboro, Salisbury, Easton, Princess Anne, Chestertown, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and more. For over 35 years, we've been caring for families like yours.