The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

March 29, 2013

Clyde Smith


Thursday, March 28, 2013 — Clyde Timothy Smith, 87 years of age, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home in Locust.

Mr. Smith was born in Stanly County, N.C., on January 9, 1926, to the late Fletcher Smith and the late Lillie Ann Burris Smith.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland.  

The funeral service was at 4 p.m., with a 30 minute state, Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Herrins Grove Primitive Baptist Church, officiated by Elder Charles A. Broadway and Mitchell Broadway. Burial followed at Herrins Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 29482 Herrins Grove Church Road, Mount Pleasant, NC; www.herrins

At other times, the family will meet at his home.

Survivors include his loving wife, Minnie Jane Williams Smith, of the home; his three daughters, Louviene “Dean” Stegall of Stanfield, N.C., Marie Kennedy and husband Paul of Concord, N.C. and Dianne Wind and husband James of Carolina Beach, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was a former member of the Locust Lion’s Club, the West Stanly Saddle Club, a founding member of the West Stanly Rescue Squad and he served on the Locust City Planning and Zoning Board for many years.

Memorials may be made to Herrins Grove Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Joe Furr, 28584 Millingport Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Smith family.

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