Mrs. Roxanna Williams Smith

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Banks, Mattie W
Blackwell, Reginald
  Bradsher, Curtis
Cates, Anita C
Clifford Jr., John
Daye, Sylvia M
Farmer, Jerry L
Fuller, Annie
Goods, Earl L
Henderson, Rhonda
Lawson, Nathaniel
Marshall, Ernest
Russell, Anthony C
  Smith, Roxanna 
Wade, Laura
Williams, Catherine
Winstead, Iola M
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​Mrs. Roxanna Williams Smith, age 70, departed this life and entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 22, 2024 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro.

She was born in Person County to the union of the late Thomas Roy Williams and the late Lillie Mae Williams. She was proudly employed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill until her health declined. However, she remained a dedicated Tarheels Fan.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Smith, Jr.; sisters Ollie Ramsey and Elma Williams; and brother Harold “Mook” Williams.

Mrs. Roxanna Williams Smith leaves to cherish her memory her son Ralph “Lamont” Smith and daughter Roxanna “Levonya” Miller (Tyson);  ten grandchildren: Sianne Smith, Hawaii White, Narryian Miller, Tymaiah Miller, Treysaun Miller, Sawayaii Miller, Terrari Miller, Adore Smith, Layla Smith and Nikole Johnson; one great-grandchild; siblings: Janie Williams and Madeline Williams, both of Roxboro; Arlene Royster (Willie) of Leasburg, North Carolina; Annie Madojemu (John) of Portsmouth, Virginia; and Thelma Ellis and Roy Williams (Carolyn), all of Washington, DC.; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Public Viewing

Friday, June 28, 2024
1:00 PM until 6:00 PM
(The Family will be present from 5 PM until 6 PM.)
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Saturday, June 29, 2024
12 Noon
New Mount Zion Baptist Church
305 Walker Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599 - 5724
Reverend Patrick Evans, Eulogist


Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
1111 Oak Grove Mount Zion Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

During this Bereavement Period, the Family will receive friends at 602 Walker Street in Roxboro.​

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The Family of the late
Mrs. Roxanna Williams Smith
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.