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Karen Cecil Smith

October 24, 2019

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Karen Cecil Smith




Karen Cecil Smith, of Thomasville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Karen was the youngest of three children born in Guilford County to Clyde and Delila Cecil. She grew up working and playing on the family farm, loving animals and all of God’s creation. After graduation from Salem College, Karen began her writing career as a magazine freelancer and later worked as a newspaper field reporter, editor, and photographer. More recently, she was a published author.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ronda Smith; and brother, Keith Cecil.

She is survived by her husband, George Smith.

Memorial services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Faith Church, 1078 Gumtree Rd., Winston-Salem, NC with Pastor Mike Gates officiating. 

Mr. Smith will receive friends following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or to the charity of choice.

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life” John 3:36

Condolences may be expressed online at www.wrightfs.com.

Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.  

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Memorial Service
October 31, 2019

3:00 PM
Faith Church, Gumtree Rd.
1078 Gumtree Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

Visitation Following The Service

Faith Church, Gumtree Rd.
1078 Gumtree Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27107


Gideons International
PO Box 5275, High Point NC 27262
Web: https://www2.gideons.org/

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