Mother Elouise Smith of Clayton, NC departed this life on Friday, June 24, 2022.
Public Viewing: 12:00PM - 6:00PM, Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Lea Funeral Home, 2500 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC.
Funeral Services: 12:00PM, July 5, 2022 at the Upper Room Church of God in Christ, 3300 Idlewood Village Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610.
Visitation: 11:30AM, preceding the funeral services at the church.
Interment: Hawkins Family Cemetery, 1607 Drapers Road, Enfield, NC.
Preceded in death by her husband, Leon A. Smith.
Survivors: Daughters, Mitzi Fulton (Craig) of Clayton, NC, Priscilla Kennedy of Durham, NC; Son, James Kennedy (Tammy) of Forest Grove, OR and (deceased) James Trumiel Kennedy (Priscilla); Sisters, Marilyn Pitchford (William) of Rocky Mount, Hilda Hawkins Taylor of Enfield (Otha); Brothers, John Hawkins of V.A., David Hawkins (Janet) of CT, Cornelius Hawkins (Ruth) of CT, William Hawkins of VA, Willie Hawkins (Virginia) of Rock Mount; 17 Grandchildren; 25 Great-Grandchildren.