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Obituaries > SMITH, NORWOOD O.

WINSTON-SALEM – Mr. Norwood Otis Smith, 73, died Thursday night, Feb. 5, 1998, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital.

Born May 6, 1924, in Timmonsville, S.C., he was the husband of the late Mrs. Bea Smith, and the son of Mr. George Smith and Mrs. Alice Smith. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and was retired from Western Electric. He was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher, choir member and was a former deacon.

Survivors include a son, Mr. George V. Smith of Lexington; a daughter, Mrs. Ed (Theresa S.) Hooks of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Albert (Janie) Butner, Mrs. George (Maxine) Brannock, and Mrs. Norman (Polly) Smoot, all of Winston-Salem; a brother, Mr. George Smith of Winston-Salem; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Jessie Burcham; and a brother, Mr. Harold Smith.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Crestwood Baptist Church by the Rev. Todd Holt.

The family will be at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel from 7 to 9 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Crestwood Baptist Church Building Fund, 530 Motor Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27105.