Judy Ann Smith
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Arden - Judy Ann Smith, 65, went to be with the Lord Monday, December 31, 2012 after a long illness.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Lela Stoupe Smith; two sisters, and a brother. She was a longtime member of Merriman Avenue Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Keenagers Bible Study Group.
Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Terry Smith; daughter, Teresa Thomas and husband Clinton; son, Jesse Allen Smith; three grandsons: Brandon, Ryan and Thomas; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tom Lomax and Rev. Daniel Dockery officiating. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 - 9:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
To sign Mrs. Smith's guestbook online, go to "Memorials" at www.andersrice.com.
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 2, 2013