Phyllis Gray Call Smith

Published 3:33 pm Friday, May 27, 2022

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Mrs. Phyllis Gray Call Smith, 73, of Sain Road, Mocksville, died Monday, May 23, 2022, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born on July 9, 1948 in Davie County to the late Lonnie Gray and Hazel Sheek Call.

Phyllis was an active member of Blaise Baptist Church and loved her church family very much. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was also a “grandmother” to many of the Davie residents by providing nurturing care as the owner of Cuddly Care Daycare for over 50 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Norman Bell Smith Jr.; a brother, Tommy Call; and a brother-in-law, Rodney Smith.

Survivors include: 3 children, Scott Smith, Tara Atkins (Chad), and Shannon Smith, all of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Camryn, Victoria (Thomas), Lauren, Ryan, and Brittany; 3 great-grandchildren, Mason, Brantley, and Ethan; 2 sisters, Yvonne Norris of Yadkinville, Carol Smith of Thomasville; a brother, Randy Call (Judy) of Mocksville; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Patsy Smith of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 26 at Blaise Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Furches officiating. Interment followed in Rose Cemetery. The family received friends 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be considered for: Blaise Baptist, 134 Blaise Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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