11/16/09 — MARJORIE P. SMITH

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Feb. 4, 1933-Nov. 12, 2009

Marjorie Peele Smith, 76, 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 in LaGrange.

Marjorie was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Wayne County to the late George W. Peele and Aunita Lancaster Peele.

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 and Carla Smith Lancaster and husband, John, of Goldsboro; two brothers, Donald Peele of Pikeville and David L. "Skeeter" Peele of Princeton; and 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 tonight from 6 to 8 at Rouse Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 200 E. New Hope Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Arrangements are by Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on November 16, 2009 1:47 PM