Iris S. Smith

iris smith

November 26, 1943 ~ January 28, 2023

Born in: Kinston, NC
Resided in: Lake Lure, NC

Iris Merle Skinner Smith, 79, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at TerraBella Assisted Living in Hendersonville.

Mrs. Smith was born in Kinston, NC to the late Palmer and Merlon Heath Skinner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Van Cooper Smith.

Iris was an excellent wife and mother and she loved deer hunting and cooking. She is survived by her only daughter, Lorraine Smith Pressley and her husband Michael.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family and no services are planned.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. So sorry for your loss. Although I never met your mom, always felt like I knew her. I will never forget the chow chow she made, the best!!

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