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Alma Nadine Buff Smith

Alma Nadine Buff Smith

Jan. 29, 1937 to July 9, 2021

Mrs. Alma Nadine Buff Smith, 84, of Morganton passed away Friday July 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family, following a long period of declining health. Alma was born January 29, 1937 in Burke County, to the late Lawrence Buff and Elizabeth Glazebrook.  She was a devoted member of South Mountain Baptist Church for over 50 years and served as the church pianist and a Sunday School teacher for most of those years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Mavis Moore, Jenell McLean, Louise Fowler, Elenore Baxley, and Lorene Reece, and her brother, Ellis Buff.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Ivey E. Smith, her son Brian Smith and his wife Robin, her only grandson, Peyton Smith and her only granddaughter, Landri Smith, and one sister, Mary Ellen Stillwell.

The family would like to thank everyone from Burke Hospice & Palliative Care for their incredible caregiving for Alma during the last two years of her life.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Sossoman Funeral Home with Jamie Hazel officiating. The family will speak to friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Burke Hospice & Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Service: July 14, 2021
3 p.m.

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