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Ora "Suzie" Hogan Smith

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“May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76 ”
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“Hubert and to all the rest of the family members, I'm very sorry for your loss .Robert McCracken ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Robert McCracken - Morgantpon, NC

“Suzie, Reba Robinson and I were all close friends. Suzie's mom made chow chow that we all loved. I'm so sorry to hear that Suzie has passed. What...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Myrna Oxford Citron - Valdese

“Hubert, our hearts are filled with sadness in the passing of your precious Suzie. She had such a sweet spirit and always had a beautiful smile to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ernie and Kathy Powell

“So sorry to hear this,Susie was a wonderful woman,so kind and sweet. I enjoyed being in the Sunday school class together. Susie will be greatly...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Frances Bentley - Hickory, NC


Mrs. Ora "Suzie" Suzanne Hogan Smith, of Valdese, passed away on September 8, 2018, at Autumn Care of Drexel, following a period of declining health.
Suzie was born June 21, 1937, in Burke County to the late Howard Hogan and Henrietta Ribet Hogan. She was a member of East Valdese Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Stewart Hogan.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Hubert Ray Smith; brother Gilbert Hogan of Mineral Wells, TX; sisters Louise Cooke of Lenoir, NC, Eva Jane Nantz of Mooresville, NC , Uvonne Taylor of Hickory, NC, Theodosia Ribet of Durham, NC; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Burke Memorial Park, with Rev. Ernie Richards officiating.
The body will lie in state on Monday, September 10, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Memorials may be sent to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care at 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.