Dorothy Elizabeth (Smithey) Stroud

December 25, 1929 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 90)


Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Smithey Stroud, age 90 of Wilkesboro, died Saturday, March 7, 2020 at her home.

Private family graveside services will be held.

Mrs. Stroud was born December 25, 1929 in Wilkes County to the late William and Rosie Gentle Smithey.  She was a member of Oakwoods Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Royal Edward Stroud; one sister, Sybil Treadway; and three brothers, Jim Smithey, Pete Smithey, and Charlie Smithey.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Denny and husband, Jack, of Ronda; six sons, Robert Cardwell and wife, Brenda, of Wilkesboro, Wayne Cardwell and wife, Betty, of Wilkesboro, Tony Cardwell of Rutherfordton, Ricky Stroud and Sandra Johnson of Wilkesboro, George Stroud and wife, Ellen, of Wilkesboro, Ronnie Stroud of Blanch; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Jean Queen of Wilkesboro and Marian Cleary of China Grove; and two brothers, Wade Smithey and wife, Opal, of North Wilkesboro, and Calvin Smithey and wife, Vera, of Wilkesboro. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice for their care and kindness.

The family requests no food or flowers.  Memorials may be made to Oakwoods Baptist Church Senior Meals, 2385 Brushy Mountain Road, Wilkesboro NC 28697 or Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive Suite 110, Wilkesboro NC 28697.

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