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Evelyn (Hannah) Smith

June 5, 1923 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 96)


Clyde – Evelyn Hannah Smith, 96, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at John F. Keever Solace Center.

A native of Macon County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Willie Green Hannah.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Smith, who died in 1996; a son, Henry Smith, who died in 1990; and she was the last of her family with 14 siblings preceding her in death.  Evelyn retired from American Enka with 25 years of service, a seasonal employee of Gem Motel in Lake Junaluska for 20 years and retired at age 80.

Evelyn is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Gene Sizemore officiating.  Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to John F. Keever Solace Center, 21 Belvedere Road, Asheville, NC  28803.

The care of Mrs. Smith has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at


November 10, 2019

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home of Canton
3715 Asheville Hwy.
Canton, NC 28716

Funeral Service
November 10, 2019

3:00 PM
Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
3715 Asheville Hwy
Canton, NC 28716

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