May 25, 1935 ~ May 29, 2019
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Shirley Anne Lewis Smith, 84, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at her home in West Asheville.
Born in Asheville, she was a daughter of the late Thaddeus and Helen Blecha Lewis, and she was married to Billy Lee Smith, who died in 2000. She was also preceded in death by sons, Timothy Smith and Vincent Smith, and daughters, Megan Smith and Margaret Smith.
Mrs. Smith and her husband were the owners and operators of several area bakeries, including Sugar & Spice and Town House Bakery. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
She is survived by children, Mike Smith, William A. Smith and wife Teresa, Richard Smith, Debra Hugg, Susan Smith, Tamara Hughey and husband Tony, and Teresa Liner and husband Darin; a sister, Barbara Sneigoski and husband Stephen; brothers,
James Lewis and Vincent Lewis and wife Barbara, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Dean Cesa at 11:00 a.m. Monday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Azalea Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass: June 3, 2019 11:00 am
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
768 Asbury Road
Candler, NC 28715