Lorraine R. Smith

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Lorraine Rhodes Smith, 71, of Columbia, died July 20, 2019, at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton.

Born in Tyrrell County, October 18, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Carl and Daisy Lorraine Tweedy Rhodes. She was married to Edgar Isaiah Smith, who survives.

Mrs. Smith was an avid gardener and loved her flowers. She also had a love for pets and birds.

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A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on July 25 in the Columbia Chapel of Bryan Funeral Service. Pastor Charlie Reber will officiate and interment will follow in Azalea Memorial Gardens.

The family will gather with friends during the hour prior to the service.

Surviving in addition to her husband are daughter Linda K. Moore of Roper; step-son Eddie Smith of Kinston; sisters Delores Hansen of Columbia, Mary Cannady of Rocky Mount, Linda Norman and husband Harold of Columbia and Marie Rice of Chocowinity; grandson Kevin Moore and his fiancé, Lissia Commander of Roper; step-grandson Brandon Smith and step-granddaughter Casey Smith; one great-grandchild and one step-great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters Vera Hicks and infant sister Margaret Ann Rhodes; son-in-law Dale Moore and stepdaughter Gail Edwards.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bryan Funeral Service in honor of Mrs. Smith.

Online sympathy messages may be directed to www.bryanfs.com.