Ralph Smith's grave in the Poplar Springs United Church of Christ graveyard on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in Raleigh.
Ralph Smith's grave in the Poplar Springs United Church of Christ graveyard on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in Raleigh. jhknight@newsobserver.com
Ralph Smith's grave in the Poplar Springs United Church of Christ graveyard on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in Raleigh. jhknight@newsobserver.com

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