Dorothy Virginia Glass ‘Dot’ Smith

Published 3:13 pm Monday, July 5, 2021

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Dorothy “Dot” Virginia Glass Smith, 96, of Mocksville, died on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

She was born June 23, 1925 to Samuel Robert Glass and Alice Garner Glass in Forsyth County, and was a graduate of Cooleemee High School. Mrs. Smith retired from Fiber Industries in 1982 after 16.5 years as a lab technician. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. Leading by example she loved big and unconditionally. Having a servant’s heart, she dedicated her life to serving the Lord.

She was an active member of Franklin Baptist Church.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lee Smith, on Oct. 8, 2014, and b 2 brothers and 5 sisters.

Surviving: her son, James Boyd Smith of Mocksville; daughter, Chessie Smith (David) of Mocksville; grandchildren, Tammy Lewallen (Jeff), Jamie Smith, Dina Plummer (Jason), Nikki Smith, and Kristy Smith; step-granddaughter, Jenny Locklear; special nephew, Mark Overstreet; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 7 at Franklin Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the church, officiated by the Rev. Joe Thomas. Entombment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Memorials: Franklin Baptist, 3810 US 601, Salisbury,