Mary Kathryn Russell Smith, 90, of Albemarle passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Bethany Woods Nursing and Rehab Center. Her funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, October 5, 2017 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Delane Burris and Rev. Billy Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care on Thursday from 10 am until 11 AM prior to the hour of the service.
Born April 5, 1927 in Stanly County, NC she was the daughter of the late Jesse William Russell and Ollie Lee Huneycutt Russell. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith was an avid quilter and member of the Three Rivers Quilting Guild.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband Earl Eugene Smith on Sept 2 of this year. She is survived by her son Wayne Lewis of Albemarle, sisters Mildred Louise Hefley of Albemarle and Pauline Carpenter of Albemarle, grandchildren Sharon Lewis and David Lewis, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the family.