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Lee Ina (Andrews) Smith

May 12, 1970 ~ August 8, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old


Lee Ina Andrews Smith, 53, of Ash, NC passed away on Tuesday, August, 8, 2023 in the Lower Cape Fear Life Care, “Brunswick House” following a time of declining health.

Lee Ina was born in Whiteville, NC on May 12, 1970 and was the daughter of the late Reverend Jerry L Andrews and Judy Rebecca Hewett Andrews. In addition to her parents, Lee Ina was preceded in death by her husbands, Mark Kissell and Kevin Andrew Smith.

Lee Ina was a nurse as long as her health would allow, however she still managed to take care of her parents during their illnesses. She was also a member of The Peace Corps and served in Kentucky. She was also a member of the Holy Light Pentecostal Baptist Church , Ash, NC.

Surviving are her daughter, Amanda Kissell and husband, Bradley Varnam; brothers, Joseph Lamar Andrews and wife Amanda, Kelly Dean Andrews and wife Jan; a granddaughter, Rebecca Varnam; and Nieces & Nephews, Deanna Hankins and husband Kevin & their daughter, Lilyana Hankins, Kayla Andrews her daughter Addilynn Holzenkamp, Alston Andrews, Colton Andrews, Elijah Andrews, Adlynn Oswalt, Cayden Oswalt and Braylon Andrews.

You are invited to a time of visitation with the family on Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 2:00 until 5:00 PM at her home , 2559 Big Neck Road, NW., Ash, NC 28420.

In keeping with her wishes, a private celebration of life for her family will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center, at 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422 or .

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Gathering of Family and Friends will be private

August 12, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
From the Smith Home
2559 Big Neck Road, NW
Ash, NC 28420


Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Brunswick House
955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia NC 28422


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