Nell Marie Smith, February 1, 1922~December 18, 2014
Nell Marie Smith, 92, of Fayetteville went to be with her Lord on December 18, 2014 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. She was born February 1, 1922 in Tacoma, WA. to Esther Thompson Bishop and Lynn T. Bishop.
She married Neal B. Smith August 18, 1940. They were married 55 years, until his death. Also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Smith. Neal and Nell retired to Fayetteville in 1978 from Newport Beach, CA.
Nell enjoyed morning bike rides to the beach, gardening, Bible studies, making cookies and nurturing her grandchildren. She was sustained by her strong faith in Jesus Christ as her Savior.
She is survived by daughters, Patricia Joslyn and husband, David; and Judi Lee, both of Fayetteville; daughter-in-law, Sharon Black and husband, Bill of Newington, N.H.; grandchildren, Debbie Tuttle and husband, Larry; John K. Carpenter and wife, Cristina; and Kimberly Snodgrass and husband, Eric, all of Fayetteville; Laurie Jefferies of Exeter, N.H.; and Jeff Lowe and wife, Tonja of Fountain Valley, CA.; as well as numerous great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 P.M. Monday, December 29, 2014 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Curtiss Smith officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Willard Walker Hospice Home or St. James Missionary Baptist Church.
Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel and Crematory.
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