January 26, 1941 ~ March 17, 2020

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Old Fort, NC

Elizabeth “Barbara” Ann Smith, 79, of Old Fort, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

A native of Buncombe Co., Barbara was a daughter of the late Harl and Clara Mae Jones Plemmons.

Surviving are her sons, Mark Smith (Donna Webb), Eddie Smith, and Dean Smith; grandchildren, Anthony Smith, Christina Smith, Sylia Smith, Ashley Webb, Brandon Smith and Josh Smith; great-grandchildren, Carmen Smith, Abby Smith, Lathan Smith, Aubrey Webb, Alijah Webb and Braxton Kuykendall; sisters, Doris Huntsinger, Shelia Plemmons and Deanna Bell (Reggie); nieces, Christy Vess and Donna Brewer; and nephew, Michael Huntsinger.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at New Hope Baptist Church, 6011 Bat Cave Road, Old Fort, NC, with Rev. Tony Vess officiating. Burial will follow at Jones Family Cemetery on Smith Graveyard Road, Asheville (Graveside services will be limited to 10 persons.)



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  1. Love to all the family during this time of grief, Barbara was one of a kind and loved by everyone she met, she will be greatly missed. We love you all very much and if there is anything we can do for you please let us know.

  2. We are sorry that we not there with all of you, yet our hearts and prayers are there.🙏💕 May God give you comfort during this time.

  3. Regretfully we will not be with your family during this time, yet we send our love and our prayers to all of you. May God comfort your 💞 hearts.


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