January 15, 2010
Nellie Blanchard Smith, age 95 died Friday at Tara Plantation in Carthage.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at Cross Hill Cemetery conducted by the Rev. John Stinnett.
A native of Harnett County she was a daughter of the late Carlie Blanchard and Oma Gilchrist Blanchard. Over the years she worked various jobs including Pope's and Mac's Dimes Stores, Moore Regional Hospital and Harbour Laundry. She was preceded in death by a daughter Marie S. Wood.
She is survived by: sons Glenn Smith of Fuquay-Varina, Larry Smith of Carthage; daughters Laura Smith of West End, Sandra Waller of Carthage, Thelma Jackson of Fuquay-Varina, Peggy Farris of Pinehurst; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Smith family.