Alice Carraway Smith, 68, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at Annie Penn Hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00PM Thursday, March 2, 2017, at First Baptist Church With Dr. Bill Duke officiating and the family will see friends immediately following in the fellowship hall of the church, at other times the family will be at the residence at 718 Irvin Farm Rd. Reidsville, NC 27320.
A native of Nash Co., she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Dorothy Pittman Carraway and she had lived in Reidsville since 1970. Alice was a member of the First Baptist Church where she had served as a Deacon , as a Preschool Sunday School Teacher, and as an Assistant Director of the WMU. She was very active with the Rockingham Co. Chapter of The American Cancer Society and had served on the Board of Directors, the Reach to Recovery Coordinator and Trainer, the Road to Recovery Driver and was the American Cancer Society Volunteer of the Year 1992-1993. Alice was a member of the Reidsville Federated Woman’s Club, a member of the Rockingham Community College Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors, was the Relay For Life Survivor Chair from 1997 until 2011, and received the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service in 2000. She was a graduate of East Carolina University and a former teacher and librarian at North End and Reidsville Middle Schools. Alice was preceded in death by her parents and by her nephew, Jimmy Batts.
Surviving is her husband; Steve E. Smith of the home, son; Edward Smith and wife: Erica of Brown Summit, daughter; Aimee S. Tilley and husband: Ira of Reidsville, sisters; Joyce C. Batts and husband: James of Sandy Cross, NC and Elaine C. Pate and husband: Robbie of Sandy Cross, NC, grandchildren; Stephen Edward “Tripp” Smith III and Emmeline Adaire “Emme” Smith, Nieces; Heather Winstead and Holly Pate, great nieces; Ashley Pate and Bayleigh Pate, great nephew; Connor Brown, special friend; June Stewart, and a host of loving family members and friends.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. Shannon Penland and her staff and the staff of Annie Penn Hospital for their exceptional care during Alice’s illness.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 4A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407 or First Baptist Church 409 S. Main St. Reidsville, NC 27320. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Smith family. Online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com
First Baptist Church
Thursday March 2nd, 2017
409 South Main St.
Reidsville, NC 27320
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May god bless your family and smile as you tell about her life , her worked to make all those around her better and gave to many community needs. She came, she lived a full life and she loved. Our lives have been enriched because she lived
Submitted by Jeanette Suggs on Feb 28 2017 05:26:21 PM
From the first day I met Alice, I knew she was special. I have treasured her friendship and love of my family for all these years. She so lovingly cared for her in laws and Steve and her family. We shall all miss her and her sweet gentle way. May you Rest In Peace dear friend.
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Our hearts go out to Steve, Aimee and Edward and the rest of the family as you suffer through the loss of one of such a wonderful and giving person. The world will not be the same without her.
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