Coline Smith Blake, age 85, of Asheboro passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home.
Mrs. Blake was born in Montgomery County on July 26, 1937 to Wilbur Auley Smith and Bertha Pauline Britt Smith. Coline was a hard worker, and retired from Russell's Hosiery Mill in Star where she ran the canteen. In addition to her parents, Coline was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Blake, Jr., daughter, Teresa Faye Blake, and brothers, J.C. Smith, Roy Lee Smith, Carl Wayne Smith, and Richard Smith. Coline was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She was a strong-willed, feisty lady who would help anyone in need, and she loved singing.
She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Kinney of Asheboro and Charlene Whatley of Mexico; son, Charles Edward Blake, III (Kirstie Blake) of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jeffrey Blake, Jason Blake, Jennifer May, Tonia Helms, Clifford Kinney, Jr., Kaitlyn Tessier, Charles Blake IV, Timothy Blake, Kassie Blake, Samuel Whatley, and Joshua Whatley; great grandchildren, Deaglan Blake, Scarlett May, and Priscilla Whatley; and sister, Carolyn Bailey of Biscoe.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff and doctor's at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home for the love and care they provided.
A memorial graveside service will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 10:00 am at Oaklawn Cemetery with Pastor Rusty Cheek officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Krista Smith Foundation, 8307 Moritz Drive, Stokesdale, NC 27357.