First Posted: 3/19/2009
PILOT MOUNTAIN Mrs. Arnetta Estelle McCarther Smith, 79, of 1169 Waugh Road in Pilot Mountain, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 17, 2009, at Northern Hospital of Surry County in Mount Airy. She was born in Surry County Feb. 1, 1930, to the late Sylvester and Crissie Cox McCarther. She leaves to cherish her memories one daughter, H. Geniever (Dennis) Brayboy of Winston-Salem; two sons, Minster Pleasant Ronald (Lucy) Smith of Baltimore, Md., and Minister William Donald Smith of Pilot Mountain; one grandson, Latham Brayboy and one granddaughter, Miesha Brayboy, both of Charlotte; four sisters, Otha (John) Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, Loretta Moore of Detroit, Mich., Crissie (Dr. Dennis) Smith of Troy, Mich., and Dr. Carolyn (Dr. Monroe) Watkins of Mount Airy; two brothers, James (LaDonna) McCarther of Mount Airy and Sylvester (Faye) McCarther of Mount Airy; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Bartley of Pleasant Garden; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Pleasant Smith; one sister; and three brothers. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Chestnut Ridge Progressive Primitive Baptist Church, Westfield, at noon with Minister Pleasant Ronald Smith. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to World Vision, P.O. Box 70201, Tacoma, WA 98481-0201, and Octagon Village Health and Educational Fund, 7104 Chambers Road, Baltimore, MA 21234. Spencer Funeral Director is entrusted to all services and arrangements.