Mary Carol Smith

NEW BERN - Mary Carol Smith, 83, of New Bern, died July 11, 2013, at Bayview Nursing & Rehab Center.

She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and she previously worked as a tour guide at the Attmore Oliver House. Mary gave generously to many different funds. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hoover A. Smith and her parents, Thomas and Margaret White and one son, Michael Smith.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas R. Smith of Leland, NC, Christopher W. Smith and wife Cate of Boulder, CO, Patrick Smith and wife Rose of Hartville, OH; and five grandchildren, Samantha, Charlotte, Mary, Oriana and Leo Smith.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at Cotten Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Josephs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Colonial Capital Humane Society, P. O. Box 326, New Bern, NC 28563 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be made to the Smith family at

Funeral Home

Cotten Funeral Home
2201 Neuse Blvd New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 637-3181

Published in Sun Journal from July 13 to July 16, 2013