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Josephine Smith Liles

June 23, 1918 ~ May 16, 2016 (age 97)
Josephine Smith Liles, age 97, of Green Creek, NC, died Monday, May 16, 2016, at her daughters home.

Josephine was a native of Polk County and the daughter of the late Caldwell Smith and the late Bessie Ridings Smith. She was the widow of the late Hubert Liles.
Josephine was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. She was preceeded in death by her brothers; Whitfield Smith, Lionel Smith and a sister Arlene S. Thompson.

She is survived by

One Daughter:
Wilda Luckadoo and husband John of Green Creek

One twin Sister:
Ernestine Beheler

Two Grandchildren:
Lynn Luckadoo West and husband Brad, Rodney Luckadoo and wife Angie

Three Great-Grandchildren:
Elena and Jenna West, Breanna Luckadoo

Two Step Great Grandchildren:
Beth Shultz, Brooke Paarlberg

Three Step Great Great Grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday, May 20, 2016 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be at New Hope United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 21, 2016 with Reverend Butch Osborne and Frank Moffitt officiating. Interment will be at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 4251 Chesnee Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Online guest register/tribute wall available at McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremations Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

New Hope United Methodist Church Cemertery
Chesnee Rd.
Rutherfordton, NC,


MAY 20. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

MAY 21. 1:00 PM

New Hope United Methodist Church

4251 Chesnee Rd.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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