Annie Smith Carrigan, age 84, of Taylorsville, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family on June 12, 2020, following an extended illness.
She was born on July 24, 1935, in Alexander County to the late John Edmond and Annie “Estelle” Haithcox Smith. She was employed in the furniture industry and Southern Devices, taking early retirement to care for her oldest daughter and be a stay at home “Meemaw”. She was a faithful member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Chruch. Annie loved her family, her church and reading her Bible. She also enjoyed going to the beach, working jigsaw puzzles and coloring.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Buck Carrigan, son Benny Carrigan, daughter Patty Carrigan, and siblings, William Ed Smith, John Larry Smith and Mary Helen Sweet, and an infant sister.
She is survived by her daughter, Janet Millsaps and husband Robert, granddaughter, Jamie Starnes, and husband Casey, grandson, Matthew Millsaps and wife Samantha, and her great granddaughter, and pride and joy, Molly Rae Starnes, all of Taylorsville, a brother Roy Lynn Smith and wife Paulette, of Hiddenite, sister, Kay Canter and husband, Gene, of Canton, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday,June 15, 2020 at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Parks and Rev. Ryan Hodges will officiate. A private family graveside service will follow in the church cemetery, for immediate and extended family members.
Memorials may be given to Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 116 Patterson Rd. Hiddenite, NC. 28636.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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