11/15/09 — MARJORIE P. SMITH

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Feb. 4, 1933-Nov. 12, 2009

Marjorie Peele Smith, 76, of Goldsboro, passed away Thursday.

A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church with the Rev. Todd Krueger officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange.

Marjorie was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Wayne County to the late George W. Peele and Aunita Lancaster Smith. She was an active member of New Hope United Methodist Church and was retired from the U.S. Department Of Agriculture, where she worked as a recorder on the tobacco market. Marjorie enjoyed looking for antiques, shopping at Crabtree Valley Mall, traveling with family and the Family Y Water Aerobic Program.

Marjorie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Al Smith; two daughters, Pamela Jo Smith and fiance, Christian Takash, of Raleigh, Carla Smith Lancaster and husband, John, of Goldsboro; two brothers, Donald Peele of Pikeville and David L. "Skeeter" Peele of Princeton; along with her beloved canine companion, Sam. In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Prebula, and a brother, George R. Peele.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rouse fh.com. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 200 East New Hope Road, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on November 15, 2009 11:15 AM