Linda (Smith) Raby

Born: Wed., May 19, 1948
Died: Mon., Apr. 9, 2018


7:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 11, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Apr. 12, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

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Linda (Luc) Smith Raby, 69, of Cherokee passed away on Monday April 9, 2018 at Mission Hospital in Asheville following a brief illness.

Linda was the best cook around according to her kids and grandkids.  She loved her grandchildren with all her heart and soul and would do anything for them.  She loved her sisters and her church family very much.  She is now with her love of her life, JD, forever and always.

Linda is survived by her children, James Austin Raby (Wife Paislee) and Michelle Lynn Raby (Husband Shane Davis); 14 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren; Sisters, Joan Henry, Becky Bridges, Nancy Smith, and Connie Cabe; Special Friend, Joletta Crowe; Many nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by  her husband, JD Raby; her parents, Charles Smith and Elma Arch Smith; one brother, Delbert Smith; Sisters, Osceola Smith, Jo Lou Bradley, and Fancheon Elders.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 7 pm until 11 pm at the Yellow Hill Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1 pm at the Yellow Hill Baptist Church.  Pastor Foreman Bradley will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Bethel Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Tony Cabe, Tommy Cabe, Terrence Cabe, Bob Bradley, Dean Bradley, and Jacob George.

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Stephanie Hornbuckle
   Posted Tue April 10, 2018


Praying for peace and comfort. With love from Stephanie and Ashley Hornbuckle.

Bill Burnett
   Posted Thu April 12, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with Linda's family and friends. Just think of the reunion she and JD are having and may the Lord grant you all solace in this thought.

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