Mary B. Smith
EASTOVER —Mrs. Mary Blackburn Smith, 89, passed peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 to be with her Lord.
Mrs. Smith was born in Bladen County on October 4, 1923, the daughter of the late George and Tilly Norris Blackburn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dannie Marshall Smith; one son, Kenneth Marshall Smith; and two grandsons, Daniel Smith and Mike Marshall Smith. She retired from Black & Decker in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Cypress Creek Baptist Church in Garland. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Smith is survived by two sons, Philip N. Smith Sr. and wife, Joni, of Fayetteville and Jimmie Smith and wife, Kaye, of Eastover; five grandchildren, Terry Smith, Yuvonda Bersson, Philip N. Smith Jr., Jamie Salmon, and Jason Smith; two step-grandchildren, Lora Dietrich and Kevin McLaurin; 11 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.
Online condolences maybe sent to: www.carterfh.com.