Deborah Ann Smith, age 63 of Vass died Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham.

A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Naomi Patterson Smith. She worked in hotel housekeeping for many years. Deborah loved music and enjoyed singing and dancing. She also enjoyed crafts and over the years gave many homemade gifts to friends and family.

She is survived by her three children Edwina Faye Lamonds of Southern Pines, Dana Elizabeth Lamonds of Southern Pines and Richard Wayne Lamonds, Jr. of Rockingham; sister Beverly Jordan of Rocky Point; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Union Presbyterian Church cemetery with the Rev. Shane Owens officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service at Fry-Prickett Funeral Home from 12:30-1:30.

Services are entrusted to Fry-Prickett Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at:


Visitation: September 8, 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Graveside Service: September 8, 2020 2:00 pm

Union Presbyterian Church
2000 Union Church Road
Carthage , NC 28327


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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort help you during this difficult time. (2Corinthians 1:3,4 & Psalms 83:18). Jesus prayed for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would intervene to solve all mankind’s problems even sickness and death. (Revelation 21:3-5 & Daniel 2:44).

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