Denise Ann Smith

September 15, 1960 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 59)


King – Denise Ann Smith, 59, of King passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at her home.

Denise was born on September 15, 1960 in Forsyth County, NC to the late Bill and Mary Lee Smith.  She was a member of Poplar Springs Church of Christ.  She received an Associates Degree in Accounting from Forsyth Technical College.  Denise would knit hats and scarves for premature infants; she was a very helpful and giving person.  Denise adored her children.  

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Elizabeth Luper, her sons: Josh Luper (Elisha), Jacob Whitney (Kayla), and Christopher Whitney, her sisters: Vickie Lynn Smith Stout (Dana W. Stout, Sr.), and Debbie Smith (Dean), and grandchildren: Riley Elizabeth Luper, and Jackson Earl Whitney.

A graveside memorial service will be held at Poplar Springs Church of Christ at 11:00 AM, on Monday, August 17, 2020 with Minister Don Wallace officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the grandchildren’s college fund: Riley and Jackson College Fund c/o Josh Luper 270 Sweet Autumn Ln. Lexington, NC 27295.

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Memorial Service
August 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Poplar Springs Church of Christ
7120 NC Hwy. 66 South
King, NC 27021


Riley and Jackson College Fund c/o Josh Luper
270 Sweet Autumn Ln., Lexington NC 27295
Tel: 1-980-565-6500

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