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Allen Ray Smith Sr.

December 25, 1948 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 71)


Allen Ray Smith Sr., age 71, of Lexington, N.C. passed away October 31, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Smith was born on December 25, 1948 in Columbus Co., NC., the son of Hezekah Smith and Arlene Coleman Smith.

Mr. Smith was a supervisor for Trinity Frame shop for 20 plus years. He attended Taylor City School. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hezekah and Arlene Smith and two infant brothers.

Left to cherish his memory is a son, Alan Ray Smith Jr. of Thomasville, two daughters, Alisa Cox (Larry) of Thomasville, Vickie Lynn Bennett of Thomasville, three sisters, Faye Gray (Buddy) of Lexington, Louise Horne (Benny) of Thomasville, Janice Hamm (Bill) of Stokesdale, ten grandchildren, James Alan Smith (Amanda), Gary Bennett (Ashley), Johnathan Bennett, Donald Smith (Angel), Chayse Smith, Dana Smith, Destenee Smith, Marissa Cox, Levi Cox and Elana Smith and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service is set for November 21, 2020 at 1PM at Full Gospel Freewill Holiness Church in Thomasville NC and burial service is set for December 4, 2020 at 1PM at National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292 or Full Gospel Freewill Holiness Church, 1017 W Holly Hill Rd, Thomasville, NC 27360.  

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service
November 21, 2020

1:00 PM
Full Gospel Freewill Holiness Church
1021 W. Holly Hill Rd.
Thomasville, NC 27360

Services with Full Military Honors
December 4, 2020

1:00 PM
Salisbury National Cemetery
501 Statesville Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28144

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