Last updated 9/16/2020 at 5:03pm
Blanche Smith, 71, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 5, 2020, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, due to complications from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Her four daughters were by her side.
Born June 6, 1949, one of 14 children, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester Smith and Mary Ola Dotson Smith. In addition to her parents, her brothers, Levy Smith, Charles Preston Smith, Willie Sylvester Smith, Homer Smith, Thomas Roosevelt Smith, Floyd Smith, Joe Samuel Smith and an infant brother; sister, Martha Ann Whitmire, and sisters-in-law, Betty Smith Mary Smith and Marguerite Smith; and brothers-...