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Alice Stricklin Smith

d. October 31, 2022

Henderson, NC

Alice Stricklin Smith


Alice S. Smith

HENDERSON- Alice Stricklin Smith, 95, of Henderson and Emerald Isle died October 31, 2022 at her home. 

She was born in Cheraw, SC, to Frances Dixon Stricklin and Joseph N. Stricklin, Jr. She graduated from Cheraw High School and Columbia College.  She was a teacher and taught English and Drama prior to her marriage.  After raising her family, she enjoyed a successful career in real estate and was former owner/broker of Sunsurf Realty in Emerald Isle. 

A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Rev. Matthew Copple at St. David’s Cemetery in Cheraw, SC.

Surviving her husband of 72 years, R. Frank Smith, her daughters, Jo Riggan (J.C.), Carol Andrews (Andy) and Shelly Smith, her son, Frank Smith, Jr., and her grandsons, Bo Andrews and Hudson Smith. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Rhyne Andrews Callens, her sister, Bettie Gail Stricklin and her brother, David Lee Stricklin.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Henderson, 222 Young St, Henderson, NC 27536.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.                    


Kiser Funeral Home is assisting J.M. White Funeral Home in serving the Smith family.                        

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