November 12, 1927 ~ July 3, 2021

Born in: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Resided in: Asheville, North Carolina

Nina Mae (Ledbetter) Smith, 93, of Asheville, died Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Care Partners Hospice, Asheville.

Born in Buncombe County, she was the wife of the late William Joy Smith, and the daughter of the late Clarence Pearson and Sadie (Sparrow) Ledbetter. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and C.P. Ledbetter, and two sisters, Evelyn Gashwiler and Sibyl Scroggs.

Nina was employed for over 30 years for Exxon Corp. as a District Clerk and eventually retired from Suburban Propane.

A very spiritual woman, she loved her family and claimed them all as her heroes. She loved God and praised him everyday.

Nina is survived by her son, Dan Smith (Connie) of Asheville; a grandson whom she loved dearly and was so proud of, Tyler Smith of Southampton, NY; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to offer special thanks to her special friend, Sheila Siebert, for her love and care of Nina.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Shepherd Memorial Park.


Graveside Service: July 6, 2021 11:00 am

Shepherd Memorial Park
US Highway 25
Naples, NC


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  1. Dan so sorry about your mother I just heard about her passing away. Our condolences to you and family
    Glenn and Wanda



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