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Emma Lou (Weeks) Smith

October 10, 1947 ~ January 24, 2018 (age 70)

Emma Lou Weeks Smith, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Emma was born on October 10, 1947 in Bakersville, NC to the late Charlie Weeks and Maude Anne Slagle. She loved her family deeply, and always did whatever she needed to in order to take care of them. Her kindness and love made many feel as if they were her own children or grandchildren. Emma had a love for animals, especially her dogs. She will be greatly missed, and her memory will live on through her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 40 years, Samuel Jr. Smith of the home; four children, Samuel Jr. Smith of Lenoir, Charles Smith of Morganton, Kimberly Ann Robinson and husband James Keith of Morganton, James David Smith of Hayde, NC; four sisters, Arlene Terry of Hickory, Betty Jean Mace of Marion, Josie Naomi Rocket and husband Bill Surratt of Marion, and Ana Moore of Marion; three grandchildren, Amber Dawn Coleman, Frankie Lynn Coleman, and Jonathon Christan; and tons of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family at P.O. Box 247, Marion, NC 28752.

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