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Ade Cleveland Smith

October 21, 1931 December 5, 2018
Ade Cleveland Smith
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Obituary for Ade Cleveland Smith

Mr. Cleveland Smith, 87, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

The funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 3 PM in the Rose Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, officiated by his pastor, Rev. Roger Haithcock. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 until 2:45 PM at the church prior to the service.

Cleveland, son of the late Leavy Dawson and Eva Jones Smith, was a native of Pitt County and a 1951 graduate of Chicod School. He had made his home in Greenville since 1957 and was employed as a salesman with Belks for 27 years. He retired in 1979 due to health reasons. He was a longtime member of Rose Hill OFWB Church and was active in the Laymen’s League.

Cleveland was a caring person, who was loved by many. He was a huge ECU Baseball and Football fan and Carolina Basketball fan.
In addition to his parents Cleveland was also preceded in death by a sister, Louise S. Mayo.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Hope Hardee Smith; sister, Sue S. Smith of Winston-Salem; brother, Kenneth Wayne Smith and wife, Marilyn, of Garner; a number of nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Janie W. Adams and Doug Norville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rose Hill OFWB Church Building Fund, 6236 County Home Road, Winterville, NC 28590 or to a charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for all of the wonderful care given to Cleveland by the doctors, nurses, and care partners at the Vidant Medical Center Cancer Care Center, Palliative Care, and at the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice. They also thankful for their church family, pastor, and host of friends who have helped them for many years.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

8

Dec

1:00 PM 12/8/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:45 PM 12/8/2018 2:45:00 PM
Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church

6236 County Home Road
Winterville, North Carolina 28590

Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church
6236 County Home Road Winterville 28590 North Carolina
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Dec

3:00 PM 12/8/2018 3:00:00 PM
Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church

6236 County Home Road
Winterville, North Carolina 28590

Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church
6236 County Home Road Winterville 28590 North Carolina
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pinewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church

6236 County Home Road
Winterville, North Carolina 28590
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