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“May our loving Saviour richly bless and comfort Chris's family and friends during this time of great loss. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Faires - Bossier City, LA

“My condolences to the family and friends of Chris Smith who was one of my dearest friends EVER. She was one of the finest ladies I ever knew and she...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Shirley Asa - Wilkesboro,, NC

“Kelly, I was so sorry to learn that you had lost your Mom..she was a very special lady and I always enjoyed visiting with her when she called or came...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Patty Farmer - Spencer, NC

“Kelly, I was deeply saddened when I heard that you had lost your mother. I am thinking of you and send my heartfelt sympathy. I feel like she was...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: J. Cabe - Brevard, NC

“Chris, you were probably one of the most special people I ever met. I will always cherish the years of friendship we shared. I'm so glad you are in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Patricia Brown - Salisbury, NC

“Chris and I met through work related e-mails. It was evident from the start that she was special. She has a conscientious work ethic and a love for...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Brynda Craig - Lynchburg, VA

“Chris was a dear friend - one that will forever have a special place in my heart. It is comforting to know you are now at peace and not suffering....Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Trisha Overman - Salisbury, NC

“Chris very much reminded me of my mother-in-law. Both of them made sure that their families needs were met before theirs. When I found out I was...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Trisha Overman - Salisbury, NC

“We will miss you Nana. You were very special to us and we love you so much. We know you are in heaven with god know and will not longer have to be...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sydney & Evan - Salisbury, NC

“My sincere condolences to Chris' family for their loss. Chris touched so many of those she worked with. She was such a special lady and she will be...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathie Stevens - Salisbury, NC

“Chris is now in a better place without pain and suffering. We will miss our friend. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bob&Darlene Fulmer - Advance, NC


Christine Gray Dawson Smith

Mrs. Christine Gray Dawson Smith, 64 of Salisbury passed away on February 24, 2009 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston Salem. Mrs. Smith was born on August 27, 1944 in Hopewell VA, a daughter of the late Allie and Mary Harlow Dawson. Christine was a graduate of John Marshall High School in Richmond VA; she was employed by Food Lion Office as a Construction Coordinator. Mrs. Smith was a member of Organ Lutheran Church, a Past President of American Legion Post 106, a four time Past President of the AMVETS Post 460 Auxiliary. She was Past Senior Regent of Salisbury Moose Lodge # 900, Americanism Co Chair of the NC AMVETS Auxiliary. Christine was also a member of the AMVETS Post 13 in Lexington NC, and the Marine Corps League # 1103 of Davidson County.

Survivors include: Husband Michael G. Smith of Salisbury whom she married on October 11, 1997. Daughter Kelly Johnston and husband Stephen of Salisbury. A sister Betty Rigby and husband James of Richmond, VA. Two grandchildren, Sydney Taylor and Evan Johnston; a nephew, Scott Dunnington of Atlanta, GA, and niece Cathie Dunnington of Richmond, VA.

Services: The funeral service will be held on Thursday February 26, 2009 at the Powles Funeral Home Chapel at 11 AM with the Rev. Jim Staunton officiating. Burial will follow after the service at the Organ Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Visitation: The family will receive friends on Wednesday February 25, at Powles Funeral Home from 6 to 8 PM.

Memorials may be made to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane Winston Salem NC 27103.
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Powles Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Smith family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.

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