Erlie Mae Smith of Raeford died Thursday, August 18, 2016 in her home at the age of 90.
She was born in Robeson County on August 11, 1926 to the late Fuller and Ruth Barnhill McDowell. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Oscar Barefoot and John Smith.
She was a member of the Raeford First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sister, Geneva McKeithan of Raeford; her stepson, John C. Smith Jr. (Sharon) of Raeford; her stepdaughter, Ruthie Watson (Elbert) of Tar Heel; her nieces, Faye Duggins (Gary) of Trininty, Shirley Coltrane (Jim) of New London, Pat Sykes (Danny) of Mt. Carmel, Tennessee, and Gail Beasley (Larry) of Sanford; and her nephew Bobby McDowell (Audrey) of Raeford.
Visitation will be held at Raeford First Baptist Church on Saturday, August 20 1-2 p.m.
The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary with Rev. Tom Lee and Rev. Bobby McDowell officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Danny Sykes officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Hoke County, P.O. Box 1584, Raeford, NC 28376.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com