Ava Lorraine Smith was born from the union of Wade H. and the late Marceline L. Smith on February 24, 1953 in Raleigh, NC. She transitioned into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 after a prolonged complication due to a stroke. Ava was a special person with a unique personality that embraced all persons she came to know. The Bible speaks of entertaining angels without knowing they are in our presence. Ava Smith was such a person with an angelic touch.
Ava is survived by her father, Wade H. Smith, Sr., brothers, Rev. Dr. Michael R. Smith, Sr., (Renee), Kerry D. Smith, (Dora), and Clifton L. Smith. She leaves to cherish her memory a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Homegoing services will be held at the Christian Faith Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC on Tuesday, August 11th with the viewing at 11:00 am and service immediately following at 12: 00 pm. Interment follows at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Raleigh NC.
Arrangements by Haywood Funeral Home, Raleigh. (919) 832-2835 www.haywoodfh.com