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Esther Lea (Davidson) Smith

October 15, 1927 ~ April 12, 2018 (age 90)

     Esther Lea Davidson Smith, 90, of Swannanoa, NC, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 15, 1927 in Portage County, WI to the late Joseph and Mildred Ward Davidson. Esther worked as a school teacher for the public school system. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerome "Jerry" W. Smith. Esther is survived by her sons, Stephen Smith of Chandler, AZ, Nicholas Smith of South Kingstown, RI and Matthew Smith of Harpers Ferry, WV; daughters, Elizabeth Smith of Marion and Rebekah Smith-Davidson of Swannanoa.

     A memorial service will be held at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel at 2:00pm, Monday, May 21, 2018. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Smith family.

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