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Catherine Diane Smith

October 26, 1945 - July 11, 2018

Catherine Diane Larson Smith age 72 passed away on Wednesday July 11, 2018.  She was born October 26, 1945 to the late James Larson and the late Allene Todd, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Sandy Larson and her brother Pat Larson.

Diane was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She devoted her life to her family and faithfully served with her husband in ministry as a Pastor’s wife.  She also had a heart for children’s ministry. She was a member of Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church.

She is survived by her husband, William Randall Smith; her daughter Sandy Gerstenmier (Steve); son William Randall Smith, Jr (Mary); daughters Susan Clay (Russell) and Sherry Pitcher (John); and “adopted”daughter Missy Mitchell (Steve); 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; sister Sylvia Holleman and brother Larry Larson (Lori); sister in law Kay Larson and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday July 15, 2018 at Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church 2710 Hermitage Road, Castle Hayne, NC with Pastor Steve Spearing officiating.  Visitation with family to immediately follow the service.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403.



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