Frieda Gail Ensley Smith, 72, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, at Mission Hospital.
A native of Haywood County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Harry and Hazel Ray Ensley and she was also preceded in death by brothers, Richard Ensley and Jerry Ensley.
Frieda is survived by her husband of 54 years, Chaplain Gerard “Gerry” Smith, two sons, James Smith (Traci) and Greg Smith (Dixie); four grandchildren, Kayli Bates, Jessica Simmons, Tyler Lattimore and Taylor Kelton; four great-grandchildren, and her best friend, Judy Brigman.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Hominy Baptist Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Dr. Joe Yelton will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Buncombe County Humane Society.