Grace Conner Smith, 77, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Julius and Alma Head Conner. Grace was a retired textile employee and a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, a hard worker, and an excellent cook and baker.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Bobby Joe Smith of the home; sons, Joey Smith and wife Patricia and Kelly Smith of Forest City; grandchildren, Tyler Smith of Nashville, TN, Chad Filer of Huntersville, Sherrie Beam of Lake Lure, April Haynes of Rutherfordton; great grandchildren, Carmen Jones, Paisley Haynes, Kerringtyn Haynes, Stella Beam, and Bryce Filer; sisters, Hazel Shell of Jonas Ridge, NC, Hilda Roper of Rutherfordton and Betty Roper of Rutherfordton. In addition to her parents, Grace was preceded in death by her great grandson Nathan Filer.
Memorial services will be held 12PM Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Crowe's Mortuary with Rev. Charles McClure officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Online condolences at crowemortuary.com