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Stephanie Hayden Smith

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“Stephanie, you were amazing. My Mother is January 12th. She is 91. She traveled all 7 continents. She constantly says there isn't enough time.R.I.P....Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Lynn Auger - Shoreline, WA

“Although I briefly met Stephanie under similar circumstances at the passing of her aunt, I immediately recognized that she was an extraordinary young...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“May the God of all comfort be with the family, you have my deepest sympathy at this very difficult time. ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: - NC

“Our dear special friend Stephanie. This really cool chick pulls up to barstool next to my husband and myself in a Bar in downtown Kona while were on...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy & Art Schwartz - Covington, WA

“I met Stephanie at my restaurant here in Asheville. A bright, intelligent and professional person when it came to business. And a beautiful, charming...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Marco Lacagnina - Asheville, NC

“Oh no!!! So sad for Frank, the family and all of Stephanie's friends and my daughters...Stephanie's peer, friend and classmate. Too young, not...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Kent Salisbury - WA

“In God's hands is the life of every living thing and the spirit of every human. May the words of Job 12:10 bring comfort to the family during this...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: C J

“Stephanie and I met at a workout bootcamp that started at a ridiculous morning hour. It was a grueling time of pushing ourselves to extremes. ...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Cindy Clarke - Asheville, NC

“My condolences to the family may they all find peace and comfort. Psalm 24 ”
9 of 27 | Posted by: C E - FL

“Dear Steph,When I met you in 1995 your star was so bright I knew you would shine into the lives of many. With generous spirit and a lust for life,...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Denise Petrey - Asheville, NC

“Stephanie, Your amazing smile will be remembered fondly by all who knew and loved you. May your dancing light shine on.❤ ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Mike Stimpson - Charlotte, NC

“Stephanie you were truly a "Shining star" and will continue to be in our hearts. I regret not getting to know you better. You are an inspiration of...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Sally Ray - Asheville, NC

“Stephanie will be missed, she had great soul and amazing outlook on life.. thinking of all her close friends and family.. Tracey, Matt and Taylor...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences... Stephanie was a very creative individual who inspired many. May her inspiration live on through the lives she touched. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Jennifer Beachboard - Asheville, NC

“Wow, what a beautiful obit for an obviously beautiful person...it is sad that we can't meet all those great individuals in life and only learn of...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: joe hill - claremont, NC

“Stephanie you are missed. Thank you for visiting me in the hospital last year. Here's to you and Russian potatoes. .. hugs karen cragnolin ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Remembering her wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May she continue to dance like nobody is watching and be a shinning star...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Nancy Mow - AZ

“Our sincere condolences. ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Mike and Debbie Powell

“I remember Stephanie as a cute little bubble of energy in my second grade class at SH/GH. -Patsy Scott Riddle Prickett ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Patsy Prickett - Asheville, NC

“Your beautiful spirit touched so many. Even though I had only met you a couple times I feel as though we were friends for a lifetime. You burned...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“The words "lovely person" are the 1st words that come to my mind when I think of Stephanie. May she Rest In Peace. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Vanessa Harbers Hartnett - SC

“I am sorry for the lost of your dear love one. May the God of peace and comfort be with the family at this most difficult time. 2 Corinthains 1:3,4. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Thank you, Stephanie, for your incredible light, kindness, generosity, class, fearless adventures and authenticity. It is an honour to know you. ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Katie K - Asheville, NC

“Sending much love and condolences to all that knew and love Stephanie. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Rebecca Biggers - Asheville, NC

“My thoughts are with Stephanie's. Family who are my friends. I did not know Stepanie but can see that she made her mark and will be much missed by...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Laura McCue - Arden, NC

“So shocked and disheartened that such a bright light who I only hung out with a handful of times has left us. I won't forget your infectious smile...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Candace Nichol - Charlottesville, VA

“So sad to hear of Stephanie's passing. I didn't know her well, but her vivacious spirit was very apparent. I know she is going on to another day. ...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Diana Gwalteny - Asheville, NC

Stephanie was born on May 31, 1971 and passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017.

Stephanie was a resident of North Carolina.

Stephanie graduated from The Asheville School in 1989.During her college years, Stephanie attended UNC-Greensboro before transferring to California State University ' Chico in Northern California.

nstead a celebration of life, music and people she loved will be held in the chapel of Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Avenue, Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11 AM. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the celebration at the funeral home. A private ceremony will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Asheville for the family.
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Family will Receive Friends

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AUG 11. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Morris Funeral Home
304 Merrimon Ave.
Asheville, NC, US, 28801
Order Flowers for the Family will Receive Friends
Guaranteed delivery before Stephanie 's
Family will Receive Friends begins.
Celebration of Life

Map data '2017 Google
Terms of UseGet Driving Directions
AUG 11. 11:00 AM

Morris Funeral Home
304 Merrimon Ave.
Asheville, NC, US, 28801
Order Flowers for the Celebration of Life
Guaranteed delivery before Stephanie 's
Celebration of Life begins.
Cemetery Details
Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch Street
Asheville, NC, 28801.

In lieu of flowers, tchotchke or casseroles, Stephanie and Frank set up a fund Frank S Smith and Stephanie H Smith Fund within the V Foundation.