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Cheryl Lynette Smith

02/12/1957 - 10/06/2021

Cheryl Lynette Smith

02/12/1957 - 10/06/2021

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Obituary For Cheryl Lynette Smith

Cheryl Lynette Smith, 64, of Richlands went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, October 6, 2021. She was born in Kinston, NC on February 12, 1957 to the late Fernie Frank and Mary Turner Green.
Surviving Cheryl is her loving and faithful husband, Thomas Willard “Pete” Smith, of 46 years; sons, Thomas “T.J.” Willard Smith, III and wife, Donna, Timothy “Timmy” Wayne Smith, Travis Wade Smith and wife, Maggie, and Tyler Warren Smith all of Richlands; grandchildren, Thomas Walker Smith, Trevor Warner Smith, Tanner Wyatt Smith, and Trey William Smith; brothers, Gary Green and wife, Darlene of Kinston, NC and Robert Green and wife, Deana, of Burlington, NC; sisters, Diane Anderson and husband, Tony, of LaGrange, NC and Dawn McAra and husband, Randy, of Virginia Beach, VA; brother-in-law, Billy M. Smith; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Cheryl was the kindest, most loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She shared her heart with everyone she loved and cared about. She was so proud to be a “Nana” to her 4 beautiful grandchildren. Being a Teacher’s Assistant for over 20 years at Southwest Elementary and then Meadow View Elementary where she adored her students. Cheryl had a way at the ball field with her catchy phrases and her loud whistles. Words cannot express the sadness in our hearts with losing Cheryl. She was such an amazing person and although, we celebrate the life she lived, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her, but forever in our hearts.
A Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Richlands, 100 Rand Street, Richlands, NC 28574 at 1:00 pm on Sunday, October 10, 2021 followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 pm.
A Committal Service will be held at Onslow Memorial Park, 3280 Richlands Hwy, Richlands, NC 28540 at 11:00 am on Monday, October 11, 2021.
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  • Cheryl, a very good friend of mines at Stanadyne. She was a good wife and mother to her family. We valued each other friendship a lot.I will always have a special place in my heart for her. May God bless her husband and four boys and family.Kirk and Glender Arnold

  • Pete and family I am so sorry on the loss of Cheryl. She and worked together at the sewing plant years back. She always so lively and happy. I remember when she was pregnant with your first child. She glowed and smiled all day. She was really good person. God bless you all . Melanie Foy Russell.

  • Pete, I am so sorry for you and your family. My deepest condolences. Leslie Huffman

  • Our very deepest condolences to the family. She will be and is extremely missed and will forever be adored. Our hearts go out to each of you!

  • So sorry for your loss. She gave so much of herself especially to all the children she helped along the way at SWE and MEADOWVIEW. She will be missed by so many. Love you guys and am praying for you all.

  • So sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. We have spent many years on the ball field. She could whistle like no other. She loved her family with all she had. You will be missed Cheryl.

  • Such a wonderful lady to work with-you'll be so missed but I know you're happy to be with Jesus so fly high!

  • Pete and boys, we were greatly saddened to hear of your loss. Cheryl was always a pleasure to be around - especially at the ball games. Pete, you and Cheryl raised four fine young men. Our prayers are with you. Jimmy & Rose Marie Davis

  • Mrs Cherly was a very sweet person she was always so kind and sweet when you saw her. My son T.J.was very close friends to her sons and that is how I become to know them. They are a very sweet and loving family. May God peace be with all of you and God loving hand take care of you all.Love Turtles mom Lou Ann.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • I am having the hardest time accepting this. Cheryl was not only my T.A., daily prayer partner, friend, a great source of advice, and mother figure to me, she was one of the kindest, most giving and loving people I've ever met.

  • I was sorry to here of Cheryl passing. It seem I just saw you two the other day at Chick-fil-A. When we all work together a Stanadyne we all were one big family. Pete your big family is praying for you and your family and sending there love and support. Don and Betty Jo Waite

  • I had the pleasure of working with Cheryl and Pete at Stanadyne. Yes she loved her family always greeted you with a smile no matter where she was. Yes she's watching over her family smiling Pete I know you will miss her Doriscell H Jones

  • I had the pleasure of working with Ms. Cheryl at Meadow View Elementary. I will always remember her warm smile and kind heart. She was a sweet soul and I am so blessed to have the privilege of knowing her.

  • I first met Cheryl at RES as she was a proud parent and I was a teacher! That day began a friendship that would last for over 25 years! She was a wonderful mother who loved her family fiercely! Her grandchildren were her heart and she was so proud of them! She loved her boys unconditionally and was so thrilled with their wives! Pete, she loved you with every ounce of her being! Cheryl had a heart as big as all outdoors and blessed everyone she met! Her smile was contagious! Cheryl will be missed so very much but there will not be a day that she won't be looking down on her precious family! Prayers for peace and comfort for each and everyone of you. May wonderful memories fill your heart until you meet again! Linda Salzman

  • Cheryl was the sweetest person. As long as I have ever known Cheryl she carried abig smile. I thought so much of her. She was a blessing to everyone she met. She will be missed.

  • I loved Cheryl like a sister. She had a beautiful soul and is now an angel watching over you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • She was such a sweet lady that always had a smile on her face. My heart goes out to The Smith Family.

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