Carolyn Fox Smith, a retired accountant, has passed away at the age of 85 on Friday, June 23, 2023, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Carolyn was the daughter of the late Joe F. Fox and Mae W. Fox and was born on June 27, 1937 in Buncombe, North Carolina, and lived a long and fulfilling life surrounded by loved ones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Smith
Carolyn will be remembered for her unwavering faith as an active member of First Church of the Nazarene. She dedicated her life to serving others, and her kindness and generosity impacted many lives. Carolyn attended Brevard College where she received her Associate Degree, and her work as an accountant was done with precision and excellence, leaving a lasting impression on her colleagues and clients.
Although Carolyn’s passing is difficult for those who knew her, her legacy will continue to inspire others. Her son, Michael Fox; and grandchildren, Joseph D. Fox and Theresa M. Fox, will carry on her memory and strive to live by her example of selflessness and compassion.
Visitation for Carolyn will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, followed by a service to honor her life at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Harry Widener and Pastor Scott Crandall officiating. Burial will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hendersonville.