Mary Elizabeth Lambert

Published 10:08 pm Monday, January 11, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Lambert died on Jan. 9, 2016, in Rowan Regional Hospital following an extended stay in Brightmoor Nursing Home in Salisbury.

She was born in Rowan County on June 10, 1943, daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Ollie Talbert Smith.  She attended Rowan County Schools, and was a homemaker. She loved to fish, and complete word search puzzles. She attended Trinity Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Apsie Lambert; a son, Terry Wayne Smith; 2 brothers, Howard Smith and Benny Smith.

Survivors: 3 sons, Dean Lambert of Elkin, Ricky Leonard of Rockwell, and James Leonard Jr. of China Grove; 3 brothers, Paul Smith, Billy Smith and Donnie Smith; a sister Margaret (Robert) Scott of Mocksville; and a grandchild.

A memorial service was to be held on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville.  The Rev. Darrell Cox was to officiate. The family was to receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service.