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Zelia Riegel Smith

July 10, 1927 August 31, 2018
Zelia Riegel Smith
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Obituary for Zelia Riegel Smith

Zelia Riegel Smith, 91, of La Grange, peacefully passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Zelia was born July 10, 1927 in Frankfort, Germany where she later met the love of her life.

Zelia and Billy Ray met and fell in love while Billy Ray was serving his country in the United States Air Force. The two were inseparable and would spend the rest of their lives with one another. Together, Zelia and Billy Ray operated Zelia’s Ceramics in La Grange. Their relationship set an example for everyone around them of what love and marriage was meant to be. Her beloved Billy Ray preceded her in death on October 5, 2017.

A graveside service was held Friday, September 7, 2018 from Pinelawn Memorial Park with Pastor Hank Jarman officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.


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Graveside

Friday

7

Sep

3:00 PM 9/7/2018 3:00:00 PM
Pinelawn Memorial Park

4488 HIghway 70 West
Kinston, NC 28504

Pinelawn Memorial Park
4488 HIghway 70 West Kinston 28504 NC
United States

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Pinelawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

4488 HIghway 70 West
Kinston, NC 28504

4488 HIghway 70 West Kinston 28504 NC
United States
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