Mrs. Edith Jones Smith

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Obituary

Rocky Mount, NC

Edith Mae Jones Smith was born on October 23, 1939 to the late Matthew and Lena B. Jones in Nash County, North Carolina. She took a flight to heaven on Saturday January 27,
2018.

Edith received her formal education in the Nash County Public School System. She gave her life to Christ at an early age and became a member on September 19, 1952 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

She was a humble, kind and soft spoken woman to her family, her community, co-workers and all those she came in contact with. She enjoyed singing and listening to gospel music.

Edith was employed with The Braswell Family of Nashville,North Carolina for years. She later began employment with Guardian Care Corporation in Rocky Mount, North Carolina for many, many, many, years until she retired.

Edith was united in Holy Matrimony to Clemon Smith on February 23, 1957, to this union three children were born.She was preceded in death by her husband Clemon Smith, her
daughter, LaShawn “Tuna” Smith; three brothers Herman, Roscoe and Lorenzo Jones “Milk-Man” and one sister Vivian J.Parker “Tincy”.

Edith leaves to cherish her memory two children; Ricky Smith (Carolyn) of Durham, NC, Jacqueline Baker (Johnny) of Rocky Mount, NC; a step-daughter Undrell Battle of Madison AL; two sisters; Juanita Eley of Nashville, NC and Lacy Hunter of Rocky Mount, NC; two brothers-in-law, Cleotis and Charles Smith of Rocky Mount, NC; five sisters-in-law, Mozella Jones of Greenville, NC, Ollie Mae Jones of Richmond, VA, Elizabeth Jones of Battleboro, NC. Mildred Smith Lynch, and Edna Smith both of Rocky Mount, NC; four grandchildren; Ayatta Lucas (Jeremy) Kiara, Sherell, and Jadea Baker; three great grandchildren, Taylor and Jaycey Lucas and Karson Whitehead and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A Visitation for Mrs. Smith will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 pm, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 305 Halifax Rd, in Rocky Mount, NC. The Interment will take place immediately after the service at Stoney Creek Cemetery in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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