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Obituary for Carolyn B. Smith (Clay)

Carolyn B. Smith, 83, of Campton, NH. died June 19, 2019 at Speare memorial Hospital, in Plymouth, NH.

Born in Laconia, NH on August 17, 1935, she was the daughter of Sam B. and Frances J. (Ford) Clay.

Carolyn grew up in Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School, class of 1953. She also attended nurses training, in Laconia. She married Ronald C. Smith in 1954 and became a US Air Force military wife. She resided in many places including; Texas, Kansas, New York, Puerto Rico, New Hampshire, New Jersey. After retiring from the military, they moved back to Campton in 1974.

Carolyn was a long-time member of the Pemigewasset Choral Society, and a volunteer for the Plymouth Area Community Closet Food Pantry. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, in Plymouth, and for many years baked goodies for the weekly Bingo night.

She enjoyed camping, hiking, singing, music and all things cute. She loved to cook, bake, quilt, cross stitch and especially loved children and animals. She will be remembered for her devotion to her family, and her fierce independence.

We will miss her sunny personality, wonderful sense of humor and easy-going nature. She will especially be missed by her beloved cat “Kitty Kat” as well as her grand dogs Racer, Dooney, and Pom Pom

A big heartfelt thank you to her very special friends Lieanne, Missy and Beth.

Carolyn was predeceased by her husband, Ronald C. Smith Sr., who died in 2011, her son Ronald C. Smith Jr., who died in 2018.

Carolyn is survived by her children, Peggy A. Smith and her husband Kenny of Center Harbor, NH, James F. Smith of Kodiak, AK, Shari L. Margeson and her husband Randy of Campton, NH, her granddaughters, Alison Condon and her husband John of Acton, MA, Virginia Woods and her husband Justin of Laconia, NH, 2 great grandchildren, Eleanor and Alexander Condon of Acton, MA,
Daughter-in-law, Gail Smith of Maynard, MA, her sister, Ann McKnight of Milford, MA, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth, on Saturday, July 6th at 11am. Pastor Regina Bowler of the United Methodist Church of Plymouth, NH, will officiate.
Celebrate Carolyn's life by hugging your special loved one, enjoying the sunshine, laughing out loud and spreading the love!!!!!!!

Memorial donations may be made in Carolyn’s memory to the NH Humane Society, 1305 Meredith Center Road, Laconia, NH. 03246 or