Late fashion icon and Everson native Barbara “B.” Smith will be laid to rest next to her parents Saturday in the Scottdale Cemetery.
The private ceremony and interment of Smith’s ashes will be attended by family, including her younger brother, Dennis, and his four grown daughters.
Smith, 70, died Feb. 22, 2020, at her home on Long Island, N.Y., after a six-year battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Following her diagnosis in 2013, at age 64, she and her husband, Dan Gasby, worked to raise awareness of the disease and its impacts on the African-American community.
Dennis Smith, 68, of