March 31, 1960 ~ November 18, 2021
Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Bryan, Texas
April Denise (Mooney) Sterling Smith, age 61, succumbed to a long illness on November 18, 2021. A viewing will be held at Calloway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, Tx on Monday November 29 from 6:00-8:00 pm with services to follow Tuesday November 30 at 10:00 am. Burial services will be private for immediate family, but a potluck gathering will be held at Zion Church of Kurten 977 FM 2038 Bryan, Tx 77808 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to American Cancer Society.
April was born in Bryan, Tx and graduate from Bryan High School in 1978. April was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother who was dedicated to the care of others, including friends and neighbors. She could always be counted on for a sympathetic ear, a warm hug, or a gale of laughter – whatever was needed. She was known for her generosity with food and wisdom. April was also well known for providing an open heart and open home for any children or teenagers in need of kindness. She had a special way with young people that she used as a volunteer for many years with boy scouts, girl scouts, church youth groups, and as a well-loved bus driver with Bryan ISD for 19 years.
April was a woman of deep faith and love of God, and she had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. April attended numerous churches in the area over her lifetime, and was a member of Faith Bible Church Bryan, Tx when she passed. Her favorite bible verse was 2 Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power and of love and of a sound mind”.
April was predeceased in death by her parents Jack Edward Mooney and Billie Maxine Burton Mooney. She is survived by her husband David Smith, her cousins Sharon Mooney and Kathy Pasteka, her children Tommy Mooney, Tabitha Gilley, Caleb Sterling, Tiffany Williams, Tony Sterling, her stepchildren Lee Smith and Jacob Smith, and her grandchildren Cody Ryan Otwell, Caedyn Proctor, Freedom Proctor, Katelynn Cook, Selah Proctor, Moriah Williams, Zoey Sterling, Kandyn Sterling, Tony Sterling, Jr., Chevy Williams, Zaeden Sterling, Autumn Sterling, Jack Edward Mooney, Justice Williams, Jett Williams, and Rhythm Gilley.