EDWARD WESTLEY SMITH

Posted 3/20/20

Edward Westley Smith, 94, passed on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Accordius Health in Aberdeen.

Services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at St. John Pentecostal Holiness Church in …

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Edward Westley Smith, 94, passed on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Accordius Health in Aberdeen.

Services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at St. John Pentecostal Holiness Church in Cameron. Burial followed at Lee Memory Garden in Sanford.

He was the son of the late Rufus and Isabelle Smith, born July 25, 1925 in Harnett County and attended Johnsonville High School. He worked for Civil Service at Pope Air Force Base in Fort Bragg. Later he worked raising and grooming horses, then as a sanitary worker for the Town of Southern Pines before retirement. A member of St. John Pentecostal Holiness Ministries, he was a deacon and served in many capacities. He was a member of the Masonic Advanced Lodge #217 in Lillington. He was predeceased by his parents, two wives, Artent Cameron Smith and Maggie McNeill Hailey-Smith; five sisters, six brothers; sons, Edward Lee Smith, James Edward Smith; and daughter, Deborah Sutaria.

He leaves survivors, Lola Smith of Derby, CT, Westley Anderson of Myrtle Beach, David Smith of Atlanta, Stephen Smith of Bridgeport, CT and Philip Smith of Bridgeport, CT; twelve grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Weathers; and brother, Lonell Smith.

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