Elizabeth “Libby” Hawkins Smith

September 25, 2013
Elizabeth “Libby” Hawkins Smith

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Elizabeth “Libby” Hawkins Smith, 47 of Hildebran, died unexpectedly Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Frye Regional Hospital. Born in Galax, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Walene and Wilburn Hawkins.

A graduate of Galax High School, she attended Wytheville Community College and worked in accounting and in the aviation industry prior to beginning a career with Farm Bureau Insurance in Hildebran.

She enjoyed gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are her husband Billy Smith; sister Fran Funk and husband Jimmy; niece Angie F. White and husband Scott; great-nephew Ayden White; step-mother Odessa Hawkins; step-sisters Becky Boyer and family and Wanda Bare and family.

A special thanks to neighbors, friends, EMS, and Sheriff’s Department in Burke County.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm Sunday at Naples Baptist Church. Rev. Richard Merck and Dr. John Mason will officiate. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the church and again following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000; or to the Naples Baptist Church Roof Fund, P.O. Box 296, Naples, NC 28760.


Sunday, September 29, 2013
12:00 AM

Naples Baptist Church - Directions
2 Rugby Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • September 28, 2013
    Paul Decker says:
    Billy, Am shocked to hear about Libby

  • October 02, 2013
    Jamie and michelle cassell says:
    So sorry to hear such sad news, We always had such great times, laughing and having fun. You will be missed.

  • October 02, 2013
    Jeff Sanders says:
    So sorry to hear the news about Libby. It breaks my heart. I have lots of great memories from school with her, especially the fun band trips. God Bless, Jeff Sanders Class of 84

  • October 01, 2013
    Jeff Roberts says:
    Sorry to hear the news of Libby's passing. I was fortunate to be a friend and classmate of hers for many years. Condolences to her family

  • September 30, 2013
    Amanda Conley says:
    May God bless you and keep you in his care and comfort you and your family with His peace and strength during this difficult time. Sincere Sympathies, Amanda Conley