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Elnora "Nora" Smith Weeks

March 20, 1939 — February 15, 2023



Elnora Smith " Nora" Weeks 83, of Randleman passed away Wednesday morning peacefully at her home.

Nora was born in Evinston, Florida on March 20, 1939, to Alvin Terry Smith and Rebecca Deese Smith.

She was a 1960 graduate of Berry College in Rome, Ga. with a bachelor's degree in education and was a retired teacher. Nora was a faithful servant of her Lord and Savior through teaching Sunday School, Bible School and running the church library in her home church of Westwood Baptist Church in Live Oak, Florida. After moving to North Carolina 18 years ago to be near her children and grandchildren, Nora became a member of First Baptist Church of Asheboro where she was a member of Teresa Campbell’s Sunday School class. Nora loved sharing her faith with anyone she met, and she never met a stranger. Her other hobbies included a passion for reading and traveling. Her biggest and most treasured accomplishment was being a loving devoted wife to Sam for 59 years. She also shared many years of cherished memories with her two dearest friends, Barbara Garrett and Judy Read of Live Oak, Florida for over 50 years.

Nora was predeceased by her parents, her husband Sam, her sister Jean Smith. 

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Lisa Nixon (Clint) of Archdale, NC Jennifer Hicks (Marty) of Sophia, NC grandchildren Caleb Chauncy (Rachel) of Charleston, SC, Erin Presnell (Justin) of Climax, NC Emily Garner (Kendell) of Asheboro, NC and Jake Nixon of Randleman, NC; great- grandchildren Aubryn Kate Presnell, Reagen Leigh Presnell, siblings: Allen Smith (Sarah) and Doris Freeman both of Georgia.

No services are planned.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, North Carolina 27203.

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