Juanita Penny Smith (Teeny Bug) age 86 of Wilmington, NC passed away Thursday morning, July 12, 2012 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
Born and raised in Hallsboro, NC., Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband Raymond A. Smith; son, Gary A. Smith; daughter in-law, Demetria P. Smith; grandson John R. Smith and wife Christie C. Smith; granddaughter, Lauren M. Smith and great granddaughter Bailey G. Smith, all of Wilmington. She was also survived by a sister, Mozelle McCabe; special nieces Sandra Rackley and Betty Jo Alford; and very special friend, Vickie F. Smith. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by a son Terry W. Smith; sister, Marie Sikes and brother, James L. Penny.
Mrs. Smith loved and treasured life and therefore graciously donated her body to science in hope that one day a cure for the dreaded disease cancer could be found. A memorial service celebrating her life will be determined at a later date.
A special thanks to all the people of Hospice who were so wonderful and caring during Mrs. Smith’s stay.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099