Ada Murray Smith, 89, of Beaufort, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at New Hanover Regional in Wilmington.
A funeral will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist in Beaufort with Pastor Hubert Judon officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the church. Ada will be laid to rest in Carteret Memorial Gardens next to her husband. The service will be livestreamed on Noe Funeral Service Facebook Page at the following link https://www.facebook.com/events/447381126472342/
Ada was a longtime member and Mother of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist. She loved her community and cherished her children. Ada loved gardening and always kept flowers on her porch. She was a hard worker, very independent, and will be remembered for her amazing cooking.
She was preceded in death by beloved husband, Curley Smith; her parents, Kenny and Elmira Murray; daughter, Patricia Smith-Murrell; and three sisters, Beatrice Murray Pettiway, Ruth Murray, and Louisiana Murray.
Ada is survived by her five children, Louis T. Smith, Arthur Lee Smith and wife, Dina, Jennie S. Collins and husband, Jerome, Vanessa Lee and husband, James Sr., Clarissa Smith Spivey and husband, Christopher; one sister, Shirley Segar; 15 grandchildren, Orrin, Carmelo, Demera, Quentin, Arsha, Cedric, Demetris, Krystal, Ivana, Keyma, LeVonda, James Jr., Christopher Jr., Celeste, and Cordell; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Helen Robinson, Glenny Murray, and Carolene Shepard; brother-in-law, Robert Murray Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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