Pauline Trivette Smith

Published 12:33 pm Monday, August 19, 2019

Mrs. Pauline Trivette Smith, 91, of Mocksville, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Maristone of Franklin in Franklin, Tenn.

She was born in Davie County on Jan. 15, 192, to Henry Watson and Lena Malone Whitaker Trivette. After graduating from high school, she worked for Southern Bell Telephone Co. in Winston-Salem for seven years during the 1940s. She married her husband of 54 years, Edward B. Smith, on Sept. 26, 1952, became a real estate broker and worked with Wade Realty Co. in Wilmington. She joined the Wilmington Association of Realtors and was a member of the Pine Valley United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed taking part in the Ladies’ Circle.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by: her step-son, Bobby E. Smith; and by siblings Leslie Trivette, Bill Trivette, JoAnn Hawks, and Tommy Trivette.

Survivors: her son, Michael Smith (Cindy) of Franklin, Tenn.; step-children, Carol Roney Carland (Jennings) of Mebane; her sister, Nancy McHan (Fred) of Advance; 2 brothers, Grady Trivette of Mocksville and Harold G. Trivette of Mooresville; a sister-in-law, Norma Jean Trivitte of Mocksville; a brother-in-law, Arthur Dan Hawks of Fleetwood; a step-daughter-in-law, Maree Smith of Wilmington; a grandchild, Kimberly Smith Alexander (Eric) of Madison, Ala.; step-grandchildren, Dennis, Tim and Darryl Roney, and Joey, Jamie and Jeff Smith; great-grandchildren, Eli and Nathan Alexander; and step-great grandchildren, Jessica and Lucas Roney and Emily and Tyler Smith.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Zach Dease officiating. Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials: Chestnut Grove UMC, 2812 US 601 N., Mocksville; or Macedonia Moravian, 700 NC 801 N., Advance.