Mrs. Smith was retired from J. P. Stevens, and then worked at the front desk at Richmond Memorial Hospital for a number of years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Monroe C. Smith, granddaughter Lisa Kay Clark, and sister Catherine Bryant.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter Brenda Arnette Bradley of Rockingham, son Bill M. Smith (Betty) of Laurinburg, sister Juanita Pate (Curtis) of Danville, Va., grandchildren Sandra Clark Steadman (Lindsey) of Rockingham, Dane Clark (Linda) of Harrells, Angela Smith Shively (Elliott) of Ferrum, Va., and Steven M. Smith of Wilmington, great-grandchildren Dylan Steadman, Blaise Steadman, Stephanie Jenkins, Jennifer Osborn, Craig Shively, and Jesse Shively, great-great-grandchildren Brennan, Dayton, and Destiney Jenkins and Hailey and Tyler Osborn. There are many nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
Visitation will be held at Watson-King Funeral Home at 306 E. Franklin St. in Rockingham on Thursday, March 21 from 1:30-3 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Chris Hawks officiating. Interment will take place at Richmond Memorial Park on Highway 74 in Rockingham.
Memorials may be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N., Rockingham, NC 28379 or Second Baptist Church, 518 4th St., Hamlet, NC 28345.
Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is assisting Mrs. Smith’s family. Online condolences may be sent to www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com.