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MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Lula Mae Potts Smith, 73, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. She was born in Surry County on Nov. 25, 1939, to the late William Richard and Nancy Susan Edwards Potts. Mrs. Smith was retired from Cross Creek Apparel and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was a special friend to the Salvation Army and rang the Christmas bell for many years. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and J.D. Haynes of Mount Airy; sons and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Bet Smith, and Jack Smith, all of Moung Airy; grandchildren and spouse, Dexter Hall, Bobby Hall and Kara Flinchum, all of Mount Airy, Alesha and Michael Marion of Elkin; great-grandchildren, Allison, Michelle, and Payton Marion; stepgrandchildren, Summer Chambers, Brandy Hayes, and Timmy Hayes; stepgreat-grandchildren, Austin Wall, Leigha Wall, Savhana Wall, Destiny Hayes, and Connor Chambers; a brother, Roy Potts of Mount Airy; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Smith; a sister, Mary Ruth Simpson; and brothers, Willie, Jimmy, Early, Glen, and Woodrow Potts. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Zane Fishel and the Rev. Ted Crotts officiating. Burial will follow in Dover Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday night from 6 until 8 p.m. at Moody funeral Home in Mount Airy. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2013