Ann Noble Powers Smith, 102, former manager of Lake Village Housing

Ann Noble Powers Smith

WILMINGTON — Ann Noble Powers Smith, 102, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021.

She was born on July 23, 1918, at Bullock Hospital in downtown Wilmington to U.S. Navy Captain Kinchen James Powers and Hattie Noble Powers.

In 1935, she graduated from New Hanover High School. With the exception of the three years spent at Catawba College, she was a lifelong resident of Wilmington.

In 1937 her family moved to the 2400 block of Market Street, which was considered to be in the country. Her work history included being employed by the Wilmington Housing Authority and then becoming the manager of Lake Village Housing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Judge H. Winfield Smith; brother, K.J. Powers Jr., sister, Harriett P. Bizzell; and nephew, Dr. Eustace Bizzell.

Surviving her are her only child, H. Winfield Smith Jr., and his wife, Jayne; granddaughter, Marci S. Warren, and her husband, Roy; grandson, Winfield III; and nephew, Kinchen Bizzell of New York City.

A private funeral service will be held at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. Interment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.

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