Edith Jean Smith

Edith Jean Smith

Edith Jean Hamm Smith

February 6, 1937 – January 11, 2015

MIDDLESEX – Edith Jean Hamm Smith, 77, died Sunday at home surrounded by her family.  A native of Johnston County, she was daughter to the late Melvin Eugene & Hilda Virginia Winstead Hamm.  She was a daycare teachers aid who loved  looking after children.  She enjoyed working in the garden and her children were her life.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ray Smith, daughter, Belinda Langston, son, Sherrill Tart, grandson, Jimmy Stewart, brother, James Turner, & sister, Judy Smith

She is survived by her children, Bruce Harold Boykins of Washington, NC, Susan Gail Tuggle (Freddy) of Grifton, NC, step children, Cindy Aull(Lynn) of Garner, NC, Donna Britt(Bill) LaGrange, NC,  sister, Delores Jordan of Middlesex, 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, & 1 great, great, grandchild, nieces Rhonda Beaman, Phyllis Denton, & Kim Harper.

Funeral service 2 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211, W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 12:30 – 2 pm, prior to the service and other times at her home.  Burial will follow in the Jordan Family Cemetery.  www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net

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