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Amber Nicole Diop

Amber Nicole Diop, 38, of Cincinnati, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023, in Cincinnati. She was born on November 30, 1984, in Portsmouth, the daughter of Melvin LeRoy Smith and the late Pamela Kay Poore Smith.

Amber was a 2003 graduate of Portsmouth High School and she attended St. Luke Church. She worked as a phlebotomist at Blueridge Vista Hospital.

Surviving Amber is her father, Melvin L. Smith of Minford; three daughters, A’Marii K. Smith, A’Minah M. Smith and A’Madi A. Diop, all of Minford; two siblings, Joshua Allen Smith of Vanceburg, KY and Andrea (Gabe) Glenn of Stockdale; her maternal grandmother, Jean Poore of Columbus; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, as well as a niece and nephew.

In addition to her mother, Pam Smith, Amber was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Willie Poore; and paternal grandparents, George Allen and Blanche Emmogene Prosser Smith.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth on Saturday, September 30, at a time to be announced.

Complete service details will be posted in the future.


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