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Helen Echerd Smyre

October 16, 1925 June 28, 2018
Helen Echerd Smyre
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Obituary for Helen Echerd Smyre

Helen Echerd Smyre passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Duke Regional Hospital. Born in Taylorsville, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Cora Hammer Echerd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melford Alton Smyre, who was a captain in the Army Corps of Engineers; sisters, Thelma Mendenhall and Kathleen Harrill; and a son, Melford “Mel” Echerd Smyre.

Mrs. Smyre is survived by her children, Susan Scott and husband, Bill, Andrew Smyre and wife, Dava and Jane Smyre and husband, David Bower; sisters, Arveta Millsaps and Marie Atwood; grandchildren, Michael Clark and wife, Erin, Christopher Clark and wife, Vanessa, Melanie Owens and husband, Bobby, Brandon Smyre and wife, Alex and Whitney Babb and husband, Kent; great-grandchildren, Eloise Clark, Abigail Clark, Zachary Clark, Killian Smyre, Lucian Smyre, Merry Owens and Lilah Grace Babb; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Smyre.

A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. on Monday, July 2 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2109 N. Duke St., Durham, with Rev. Jill King officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2109 N. Duke St. Durham NC 27704.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Monday

2

Jul

12:00 PM 7/2/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 7/2/2018 1:00:00 PM
Our Savior Lutheran Church

2109 N. Duke Street
Durham, NC 27704

Our Savior Lutheran Church
2109 N. Duke Street Durham 27704 NC
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

2

Jul

1:00 PM 7/2/2018 1:00:00 PM
Our Savior Lutheran Church

2109 N. Duke Street
Durham, NC 27704

Our Savior Lutheran Church
2109 N. Duke Street Durham 27704 NC
United States

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Our Savior Lutheran Church

2109 N. Duke Street
Durham, NC 27704
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