Elray Smith, 70

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Elray Smith, 70, of Shallotte, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.

He was born May 9, 1946, in Brunswick County, the son of the late Colsby and Versie Smith.

Surviving are his two daughters, Alicia Helms (Joey) of Shallotte, and Sophia Jacobs (Jiles) of Whiteville; two brothers, Bobby Smith and J.B Smith, both of Shallotte; two sisters, Dora Blackmon of Lake Waccamaw, N.C., and Esther Tyler of Hallsboro, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Chelsey Tharp, Cody Danford, Shyenne Jacobs and Caden Helms.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Brunswick Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at United Vision Pentecostal Church. Burial will follow in Smith Cemetery.

Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com