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Joanne (Johnson) Smith

March 9, 1959 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 62)


Joanne Johnson Smith, 62, of Lillington, was born March 10, 1959 in Ft Ord, California and passed away at Womack Army Medical Center on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Joanne lit up a room with her presence. She was a loving wife, daughter, mother, and “Producer of Miracles”. She was a dedicated special education teacher who taught in Cumberland and Harnett Counties. She enjoyed traveling across the country with her husband Ira. One of her greatest joys was being a “Mimi.”

Joanne is survived by her loving husband Ira G. Smith and Bella Pepper; sons, David Horton (wife Courtney), Shelton Horton (wife Melissa); daughters, Kayla Blackmon (husband Steven), Jennifer Smith; niece, Lisa Ammons (husband Benjamin); brothers, Marshall Johnson (wife Christine), Hubert Johnson (wife Estrella); and sister, Mary “Sissy” Gonzales (husband Noe). As well, Joanne loved and is loved by a horde of grandkids and other family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening, May 28, 2021 from 6 to 8 pm at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 2 pm at Cedar Falls Baptist Church. Burial on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 11am at Lafayette Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be sent to http://www.jerniganwarren.com

Services entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301


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May 28, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Funeral Service
May 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Cedar Falls Baptist Church
6181 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28311

June 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Lafayette Memorial Park
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

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