Theresa Elaine Kyte Smith

Published 9:13 am Monday, April 2, 2018

Theresa Elaine Kyte Smith, 47, of Mooresville, died on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem.

She was born in San Diego, Calif. on March 23, 1971 to Anne Dineen Kyte and the late James Dennis Kyte. She was a Virginia Tech fan and was the “tailgate queen”. She loved to cook and was known for making candy at Christmas. She was an exceptional children’s teacher at Shady Grove Elementary School in Advance. Her passion was working with the children that she loved so dearly. She spent many hours preparing for her classroom. She also enjoyed spending time with family. She took care of everyone and never asked for anything in return. Scarlet, her cat, was special to her. She also enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

In addition to her mother, Anne Kyte, survivors include: her husband of 18 years, Dale Smith; brothers, Jimmy (Stephanie) Kyte and Michael (Karla) Kyte; sister, Christina (Michael) Fisher; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronald (Joyce) Smith; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Francenia (Jack) Richmond; nieces and nephews, Isabelle, Justin, Henry, Gracie, Jason and Madeleine.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, April 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Services will be on Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with Eddie Karriker officiating.

Memorials: Davie Achools EC Department, Attn: Jennifer Custer, 220 Martin Luther king Jr Rd., Mocksville (If a check, put Theresa Smith in the memo line).