Marie Smith, age 79, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, October 9, 2020.
Marie was born May 22, 1941 in Rutherford County to the late Clyde Ramsey and Ruth Grace Mayse Ramsey.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Smith and a sister, Mary Ann Gilreth.
Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Lisa Koone (Shannon) of Union Mills, Lora Cole of Rutherfordton and Doris Smith of Port Charlotte, Florida; two sons, Edward Ramsey of Rutherfordton and Donald A. Smith (Christine Pych) of Guilford, Vermont; sisters, Lola Mae Morrow (Tommy) of Sunshine, Betty Richards (Frank) of Inman, SC and Helen Turner (Frank) of Caroleen; brothers, Bobby Ramsey of Morganton, James Ramsey of Spindale, Junior Ramsey of Sunshine, Jerry Ramsey (Cheryl) of Sunshine and Wayne Ramsey (Carol) of Sunshine. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel.
Memorial donations are request to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org