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Sarah Shelley Smith: Tabor City

1945 – 2020

     Sarah Shelley Smith of Tabor City died Thursday, Jan. 2, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 74.

     Born Feb. 12, 1945 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Austin Shelley and Nora Arnette Shelley.

     She is survived by her husband, Thomas Ray Smith Sr. of the home; a son, Eddie Jones of Florence; a daughter, Angie Watford of Florence; three sisters, Mary Hammond of Nichols and Marie Presnell of Nichols and Queta Bass of Mullins; three step sons, Thomas Ray Smith Jr., Michael Kelvin Smith, and Steven Earl Smith; and three grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Joann Grainger.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Spivey Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     A guest register is available here.