Mary Lois (Lamb) Smith

December 9, 1923 ~ October 10, 2019 (age 95)

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Mary Lois Smith, 95, of 180 Southwood Drive, Clinton, NC, formerly of Garland, died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Southwood Nursing Facility in Clinton, NC.

Mrs. Smith was born December 09, 1923 in Sampson County. Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her husband Perry David Smith, her parents Neal Samuel Lamb and Mary Lillie Herring Lamb and one sister Mody M. Murphy.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 14, 2019 at Garland First Baptist Church, by Dr. Louis W. Hackett. Burial will follow in the Garland Community Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter Brenda Cromartie (Willie) of Clinton, her son Bryon Herring (Iris) of Lumberton,  eight grandchildren Tonya Covington-Anthony, Gregory Cromartie (Michelle), Anthony Johnson, Gwendolyn Duggins (James), Willie Cromartie Jr. (Julia), Keisha Johnson-Wright, Rodney Johnson (Rosie), Prentice Cromartie (Desiree), 29 great-grandchildren, 36 great-great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-great-grandchildren.  

A public viewing will be held on Sunday October 13, 2019 from 1:00 PM–7:00 PM with the family present from 5:00 PM– 7:00 PM at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.


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October 13, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carter Funeral Home
111 N. Ingold Ave.
Garland, NC 28441

Funeral Service
October 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Garland First Baptist Church
227 East 4th St.
Garland, NC 28441

Interment following funeral service
October 14, 2019

Garland Community Cemetery
203 Hill Cir. Rd.
Garland, NC 28441

Please note
Family will be present from 5:00 PM - 7:00 Pm
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