Merita Smith, 77, of Black Mountain passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019.
Mrs. Smith was born November 2, 1941 in Virginia to the late Glenn and Wilma Suitt Bennett.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Smith, brother, Glenn Bennett, Jr., and sister, Wilma Buckner.
Merita is survived by her daughter, Shannon Goodwin and family; sons, Mark Taylor and family and Allen Taylor and family and sister, Virginia Owens of Florida.
A service will be held at a later date.