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Louise (Reid) Smith

February 21, 1928 ~ December 20, 2018 (age 90)
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Louise Smith, 90, of 45 Wright Place transitioned to her heavenly home on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Mary Gran Nursing Center.  She was a beloved mother, Maw-Maw, and friend to many.

Louise was born on February 21, 1928, in Lowell, N.C. to Robert and Moena Reid.  She was a member of Clinton Community Church where she loved her “Moving On Up” Sunday School Class.  Mrs. Smith leaves behind one daughter Paula and son-in-law, David Hoffman.  Other surviving family members are: brothers, Leary Reid (Caroline) of Newton, NC and Flay Reid (Joyce) of Columbia, SC; sister Wanda Thompson of Prior Lake, MN.  She also leaves behind: four beloved grandchildren: Kylie Smith (Chad) of Magnolia, Candace Coleman (Benjamin) of Roseboro, Natalie Pope (Duell) of Clinton, and Matthew Hoffman (Holly) of Faison; eight great-grandchildren, Perry and Abbie Clare Smith, Joseph and Isaac Coleman, Henry and Turner Rose Pope, John Matthew and Rilynn Ember Hoffman who all were her pride and joy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, John, of 49 years and by her parents, grandparents, and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins. 

A visitation will be held by the family at Royal Hall Funeral Home in Clinton on Friday, December 21st from 6pm to 8pm.  A private graveside service will follow the next day at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clinton Community Church, PO Box 765, Clinton, N.C. 28328 or to the Gideons International, PO Box 1810, Clinton, N.C. 28329. 

The family wishes to thank Mary Gran Nursing Center (100 and 200 hall staff) and Liberty Hospice Care for their kindness, loving care, and support. 

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the family.

Donations may be made to:

Gideons International
PO Box 1810, Clinton NC 28329

Clinton Community Church
PO Box 765, Clinton NC 28329

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