Lucille Constance King Smith

Lucille Constance King Smith, 89, of Roanoke Rapids, died Saturday, December 3, 2011 at MCV Hospitals in Richmond, VA.

Mrs. Smith was born November 7, 1922 to the late Charles Robert King and Margaret Mae Wood King. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Vernon ''J.V.'' Smith. She was a 1940 graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School. Lucille was a member of Rosemary Baptist Church where she was the long-time church librarian.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Ann Cameron and her husband, Billy, of Richmond, VA; her son, Charles Smith and his wife, Donna, of Roanoke Rapids; four grandchildren, Stephanie McKeon and her husband, Colin, of Glen Allen, VA, Brett Cameron of Richmond, Nikki Keeter and her husband, Michael, and Max Smith, all of Roanoke Rapids; four great-grandchildren, Seth Cameron of Richmond, VA, Cameron McKeon of Glen Allen, VA, Joslynn Smith and Kingston Keeter, both of Roanoke Rapids; her sister, Christine ''Teeny'' Major of Richmond, VA; several nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, Lula Scott, Levonia Coppage, and Gloria Taylor.

Askew Funeral & Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids is handling the arrangements, where the family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 6, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and other times at the home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 7, at 11:00 a.m. at Rosemary Baptist Church with Dr. Layne Wallace officiating. Entombment will follow at Crestview Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rosemary Baptist Church, 936 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.

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