Verden Oklahoma Smith Earwood
March 5, 1906 ~ December 26, 2008
Resided in: Arden, NC
Verden Oklahoma Smith Earwood, 102, of Butler Road, Arden, NC died on Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at her residence. Mrs. Earwood was born March 5, 1906 in the Tellico Community of Macon County and was the daughter of the late Elijah and Alice Southards Smith . She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Earwood, in 2001. She was also preceded in death by ten siblings. Mrs. Earwood retired as a registered Nurse in the 1970s and was a former member of Tellico Baptist Church in Macon County. More recently, she attended Family of Faith Church on Long Shoals Road in Arden. She is survived by several nephews and nieces and many nephews and nieces, one or more generations removed. A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday at Family of Faith Church in Arden. The family will receive friends following the service. An additional memorial service will be held at a later date at Tellico Baptist Church in Macon County. Memorials may be made to Hearts with Hands, 951 Sand Hill Road, Asheville, NC 28806 or to CareNet of Franklin, 130 Bidwell Street, Franklin, NC 28734.