Christine Smith

GASTONIA - Christine Smith, 81, formerly of Stanley, passed away Nov. 27, 2012, at Alexandria Place, Gastonia.

She was born May 11, 1931, in Rock Hill, S.C., daughter of the late Brawley Ruben Ferrell and Gladys Stokes Dowd.

A funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gasto-nia, officiated by the Rev. C. David Jones Jr. and eulogy by Steve Ray.

The family will receive friends 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Hillcrest Gardens, Mount Holly.

She is survived by her husband, Floyd Smith; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Tony Locklear of Gastonia, Kimberly and James Smith of Lincolnton; brothers, Robert, Jack and David Ferrell all of Charlotte; sisters, Mildred Reep and Marcelle Straine both of Charlotte; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: brother, Bob Ferrell and a sister, Juanita Holland.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

A guest registry is available at

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 853-1300

Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 29, 2012