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Originally published: 2013-03-01 08:21:39
Last modified: 2013-03-01 13:24:43

Sally Smith Trivett

Sally Smith Trivett, 75, of Banner Elk, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2013, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.

Trivett was born May 17, 1937, in Avery County, a daughter of the late Thomas Isaac Smith and Edith Taylor Smith.

Trivett is survived by one daughter, Karen Ponti and husband, David, of Granite Falls; four sons, Randall Smith and wife, Edna, of Lenoir, Phil Smith and wife, Tonya, and Clyde Trivett and wife, Cindy, all of Granite Falls, and Sam Trivett and wife, Stacey, of Banner Elk; one brother, Fred Smith of Newland; and one sister, Sadie Bryant of Granite Falls. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Lee Trivett, and six brothers and sisters.

A memorial service for Trivett will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Dan Greene and the Rev. George Wright.

The family will receive friends 12 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, prior to the service. A reception will follow the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be sent to the Trivett family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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