Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





Dorothy Smith MORGANTON Dorothy Seech Smith, 76, of Glen Alpine died peacefully Thursday, May 31, 2012. Dorothy was born in Gary, W.Va. Dec. 5, 1935 and was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Seech.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Charles Smith; sister, Julia Dolgas, of Glen Alpine; sons, Ronald Smith, of Glen Alpine, and Alan Smith, of Seaford, Del.; daughter, Janice Smith Gaines, of Glen Alpine; grandchildren, Kara Metts, of Blowing Rock, Ron J. Smith, Jr., Amanda Presnell, Charlie Smith and Jennifer Thomas, all of Morganton, Jessica Smith, of Midwest City, Okla., Holly Smith, of Connelly Springs, Allison Gaines, of Asheville, Silas Smith, of Glen Alpine, Jaime Burris, of Valdese, and Jeremy Burris, of Seaford, Del.; and six beautiful great-grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, at the home of Charles Smith on Church St., Glen Alpine.

 In lieu of flowers please consider donations in Dorothy's memory to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690. Sossoman Funeral Home & Crematory Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be made online at sossoman