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Originally published: 2013-01-04 09:08:33
Last modified: 2013-01-04 09:08:33

Lula Ann 'Pat' Smith

Lula Ann “Pat” Smith, 73, of Granite Falls, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Born July 27, 1939, in Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Isaac and Edith Taylor Smith.

Smith was a member of Christian Fellowship Chapel. She loved to sing and visit with her family and friends. Smith helped raise the children in her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Bucky Smith, Oscar “Sonny” Smith and Richard Smith; and sister, Martha Crouch.

She is survived by two sisters, Sadie Bryant of Granite Falls and Sally Trivette of Banner Elk; two brothers, David Larry “Mickey” Smith of Granite Falls and Fred Smith of Banner Elk; and 24 nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Smith’s life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Christian Fellowship Chapel with Pastor Dan Greene officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Smith Family Cemetery in Banner Elk.

The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, one hour prior to the service at Christian Fellowship Chapel.

Online condolences may be sent to the Smith Family at

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the Smith Family.

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