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Zelda (Summit) Smith

March 4, 1930 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 91)


Asheboro- Zelda Summit Smith, 91, passed away peacefully, Friday, December 10, 2021 at her daughter’s home. Born March 4, 1930 in Randolph County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Albert Lafayette Summit and Mary Louise Floyd Summit.

Zelda received her high school education from Asheboro High School. She worked many years with Teleflex. She enjoyed sewing, canning, traveling, and cooking for her family during the holidays.

Zelda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Garland Smith; daughter, Judy Safrit; great grandchildren, Chris Bullard and Farrah Hayden; and her brothers, Floyd Summit and Joe Summit. She is survived by her children, Jimmy Smith (Marilyn), Jerry Smith (Amber) and Kay Williamson (Kermit); grandchildren, Keith Smith, Derrick Smith, Melissa Safrit, Michelle Lankford, Misty Trucks, Carrie Shores, Caden Smith, Kevin Hayden, and Terri Leonard; great grandchildren, Kaylen, Ryan, Mathew, Arron, Ashley, and Nathan; and her sisters-in-law, Jean Summit and Joann Summit.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at Randolph Memorial Park with Dr. Brandon Powell officiating.

The family would like to give thanks for all the special people that cared for Zelda the last four years including, Linda and Chris with The Adult Day Care Center; Zelda's personal sitter, Sharon; Cross Road Memory Care; and Jessica, Ashley, and Sheila with Randolph County Hospice. In lieu of flowers please donate in Zelda’s honor to any of these wonderful facilities.

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Graveside Service
December 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Randolph Memorial Park
4538 US Highway 220 Bus N
Asheboro, NC 27203

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