Mary Helen Younge Smith, age 89, died Sunday, April 5, 2009. She was a native of Granville County and the daughter of the late Edward Ossie and Lizzie Culbreth Smith. She was the widow of Edward E. “Smitty” Smith and a member of Amis Chapel Baptist Church.
Graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 7 at 11:00 A.M. at Meadowview Memorial Park by the Rev. Terry Howard.
She is survived by her son E. Ossie Smith and wife Dale; two granddaughters, Jennifer S. Keith and Elizabeth S. Land Sheldon; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Keith, Madeline Keith and Holden Land; one sister Louis Y. Vaughan, all of Oxford. She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruby Y. Elliott.
The family will receive friends Monday, April 6 from 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. At other times at the home of Ossie and Dale Smith, Quailridge Rd.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.