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Judy Carolyn Smith

April 13, 1952 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 68)

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Judy Carolyn Smith, 68, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at her residence.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl F. Smith, IV who passed away in 2011.  She is survived by her sister, Diana Durst of California, and nieces of California, Alice, Paula, and Robyn. Her brother, Harry Brunson of Salisbury, NC and her best buddy and Mother- in- law, Marilyn Smith of Salisbury, daughter, Tina Smith Poteat and husband Brandon Poteat, Sr., grandchildren, Brandon Poteat, Jr., and Alexis Poteat of Lexington, NC.  As for the others… they are not worthy of mentioning.  Last but not least left behind are her 12 fur-babies, Mimi, Goliath, Rascal, Buddy, Baby Girl, Slick, Boomer, Cotton, Abby, Gigi, Gidget, and Peanut.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in Judy’s memory to Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC  28144

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Community Church Road, Salisbury, NC  28144 with Pastor Joe Thomas officiating.

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Graveside Service
May 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Rowan Memorial Park
4125 Franklin Community Center Road
Salisbury, NC 28144


Novant Health Hospice
1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury NC 28144
Tel: 1-704-210-7900

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