Annie Almetta Smith, age 94, of Taylorsville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 30, 2021. Ms. Smith was born on August 27, 1926 to the late Joseph Howard and Elsie Griffin Smith in Iredell County. Ms. Smith spent her life as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and teacher of her family. She worked at Lewittes Furniture for 38 years and as a supervisor the last 25 of those years. She was always there for advice or a good hug, whichever was needed. She was greatly loved by all and will be missed every day.
In addition to her parents, Annie was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Waitsel Smith; one sister, Cora Mae Smith; four brothers: Boyd Smith, Jim Smith, Raymond Smith and Edsel Smith; two sisters-in-law: Zor Smith and Irene Smith; one grandson, Timothy Smith; one great grandson, Leland Douglas Smith.
Those left to cherish her memories include five sons and four daughter-in-laws: Gerald and wife Peggy Smith of Tyler, Texas, Mike Smith of Granite Falls, NC, Donald and wife Anita Smith of Taylorsville, Aaron and wife Libby Smith of Taylorsville, Dwight and wife Lotty Smith of Taylorsville; one sister, Ruth Yount of Newton; one sister-in-law Maxine Smith of Newton; Grandchildren: Kenny and wife Jennifer Smith, Steven Smith, Chris Smith, April Smith, Rita Schoeberlein, Holly Smith and wife Tracey Tremlett, Amanda and husband Jody Smith, Becky Smith, Harland and wife Brandy Smith, Justin Smith; Great Grandchildren: Rainer Smith, Coen Smith, Jamie Smith, Katie Owens, Carli Owens, Timothy Roden, Tyler Roden, Macey Roden, Layla Caudle; many nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Jimmy Moretz.
The Smith Family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Alexander Funeral Service at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm with the Funeral Service to follow in the Alexander Funeral Service Chapel. Paul Schronce will be officiating. Burial will then follow in the Friendship Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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