Alene S. Stith

Alene S. Stith

<p><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>Ms. Alene Stith, Clayton,&nbsp;&nbsp;NC, departed this life on Tuesday, June 2,&nbsp;2020.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Due to COVID-19, the Governor of North Carolina has asked that all gatherings be limited to no more than 50 people including staff and all attendees such as clergy, ushers, musicians etc. Please check with the family to see if you are invited.</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Walk Thur Viewing Only (not to exceed 10 people at once):&nbsp;<br /> Sunday, June&nbsp;07, 2020<br /> 9:30 am&nbsp;to 8:00 pm</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Hood Funeral Home<br /> 230 East&nbsp;Front&nbsp;St.&nbsp;<br /> Clayton , NC 27520</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Burial Service: (Invitation Only)&nbsp;<br /> Tuesday, June 9,&nbsp;2020&nbsp; at&nbsp;11 am&nbsp;</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Raleigh National Cemetery</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>501 Rock Quarry Road</i></b></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><b><i>Raleigh, NC 27610&nbsp;</i></b></span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Receiving Friends@ 575 Hood Farm Road</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size:18px;">&nbsp; &nbsp;Clayton, NC 27520</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:36px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;"><b>&nbsp;</b></span></span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:28px;"><b> &nbsp;<u>&nbsp;The Obituary</u></b></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:24px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><em><strong>Come unto me all who are weary&nbsp;and burdened,&nbsp;and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 NIV</strong></em></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Our Master gently whispered these words to our loved one,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:24px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;">Alene Smith Stith</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">, on June 2, 2020.</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;"><span style="font-size:24px;">Alene Smith Stith</span><span style="font-size:22px;">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">was born July 19, 1928 in Johnston County, North Carolina,&nbsp;to the late Patrick Avery and Martha Smith Avery. &nbsp;</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;"><span style="font-size:24px;">Alene&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">was an active member of St. Augustine AME Church until her health declined.</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;"><span style="font-size:24px;">Alene&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">completed her education in the Johnston County School System.&nbsp;&nbsp;She was employed by Clayton Spinning and Champion Products where she later retired.</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:24px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;">Alene&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">was a stylish lady and will be remembered for her homemade biscuits, cakes and fried chicken.&nbsp;&nbsp;She enjoyed attending church, beautifying her lawn and listening to her gospel music on WLLE.</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:18px;">In addition to her parents,&nbsp;Alene&nbsp;was preceded in death by her husband Fred Stith; her children Morris Stith, Barbara West and Kenneth Stith; her siblings Joseph Smith, Geraldine Smith and Louis Smith.</span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,arial;"><span style="font-size:24px;">Alene&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:18px;">leaves to cherish her memories her daughter Gloria Barbour; grandchildren Donna Watson (Kenneth),&nbsp;&nbsp;LaTanja Perkins (Jody), Shanta Smith, Vena Campbell, Sharen Hagens, Pamela Marsh (Norman), Albert Hagens Jr., Saalik Stith (Camilla), Tamika Jenkins, LaTania Dunkins (Terrance), Rachel Moon (Soon) and Benjamin Stith (Jessica); thirty-five (35) great grandchildren; a host of great-great grandchildren; one nephew Billy Smith (Cheryl); and a host of great-great nieces, nephews, cousins and family.</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Your memory is a keepsake with which we shall never part.</strong></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Though God has you in His keeping, we shall have you in our hearts.</strong></span></span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Services are entrusted to Hood Funeral Home and Staff</span></strong>.</p>
July 19, 1928 - June 2, 202007/19/192806/02/2020
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Ms. Alene Stith, Clayton,  NC, departed this life on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Due to COVID-19, the Governor of North Carolina has asked that all gatherings be limited to no more than 50 people including staff and all attendees such as clergy, ushers, musicians etc. Please check with the family to see if you are invited.


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