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 Norma <I>Rice</I> Smith

Norma Rice Smith

Death 18 Jun 2014 (aged 80)
Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Burial Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 131657083 · View Source
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On the evening of Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 5:45 p.m., God dispatched his Angel to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and gently took Norma Rice Smith by the hand and said come and go with me to be welcomed in your new home. She was the daughter of Joseph and Emma Rice born on April 23, 1934, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death in death by her husband, William R. Smith and a son, Marc K. Smith. She was a graduate of the Lucy Addison High School, Class of 1951 and later from North Carolina A&T College. Norma was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church and Hurt Park Neighborhood Alliance. She retired from General Electric after 27 years of service.

She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted son, Randi B. Smith; stepson, Derrick A. Willis, both of Roanoke, Virginia; a grandson, Jaylin I. Seldon, of Richmond, Virginia; a devoted friend and neighbor, Sarah Alexander; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held noon Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Rev. Floyd Gregory Jr. officiating and Rev. E. T. Burton, Eulogist. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Williams Memorial Park. Friends may call on Monday afternoon June 23, 2014, for viewing at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, Roanoke. Posted in Obituaries on Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 am.




  • Created by: Randy Shepherd
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131657083
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norma Rice Smith (23 Apr 1934–18 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131657083, citing Williams Memorial Park, Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Randy Shepherd (contributor 46593105) .