Mary Lou Smoot Coley

Published 10:27 am Sunday, October 21, 2018

Mrs. Mary Lou Smoot Coley, 73, of C.V. Smoot Lane, Mocksville, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at her home.

She was born Nov. 13, 1944 in Davie County to the late Cedric Vincent and Sudie Lorene Ratledge Smoot.  She was a graduate of Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing in Charlotte. She was a devoted member of Bear Creek Baptist Church and was a volunteer at A Storehouse for Jesus and William R. Davie Elementary School. She retired from Davie County Hospital after 33 years as an RN/MICN. She was a reader, a brilliant Scrabble player and a beloved wife, mother, and nana.

Survivors: her husband of 39 years, John Hill Coley Jr. of the home; 2 children, Lauren Coley Hardin (Bryan) and John Hill Coley III (Charlin), all of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Chad Michael Hardin, John Hill Coley IV and Jacqueline Elizabeth Coley; 2 sisters, Sudie Whaley (Charlie) and Kathy Sushereba (Leon) all of Mocksville; 2 nieces, Amy Watson (Dwayne) of Colorado and KeAnne Hoeg (Jimmy) of Raleigh; and a brother-in-law, Jim Coley (Christie) of Wilmington.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg McEwen, Dr. David Gilbreath, Dr. Charles Buckner, and Charlie Whaley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Burial will be private.

Memorials: A Storehouse for Jesus, 675 E. Lexington Rd., Mocksville.