Dorothy Elizabeth Smithey Stroud

Dorothy Elizabeth Smithey Stroud, 90, of Wilkesboro died Saturday, March 7, 2020, at her home.

Private family graveside services will be held.

Mrs. Stroud was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Wilkes County to William and Rosie Gentle Smithey. She was a member of Oakwoods Baptist Church.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Royal Edward Stroud; one sister, Sybil Treadway; and three brothers, Jim Smithey, Pete Smithey and Charlie Smithey.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Denny and husband, Jack, of Ronda; six sons, Robert Cardwell and wife, Brenda, of Wilkesboro, Wayne Cardwell and wife, Betty, of Wilkesboro, Tony Cardwell of Rutherfordton, Ricky Stroud and Sandra Johnson of Wilkesboro, George Stroud and wife, Ellen, of Wilkesboro and Ronnie Stroud of Blanch; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Jean Queen of Wilkesboro and Marian Cleary of China Grove; and two brothers, Wade Smithey and wife, Opal, of North Wilkesboro, and Calvin Smithey and wife, Vera, of Wilkesboro.  

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice for their care and kindness.

The family requests no food or flowers.  Memorials may be made to Oakwoods Baptist Church Senior Meals, 2385 Brushy Mountain Road, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697 or Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive Suite 110, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697.

Online condolences may be made to

Sign Up For Newsletters

Recommended for you