Joan Brafford Smith, 68, of Mooresville went to her heavenly home on December
29, 2020 at Novant Rowan Medical Center.
She was born September 17, 1952 in Mecklenburg County, a daughter of Frances
Freeman and the late Kenneth Richard Brafford. In addition to her daddy she was
preceded in death by her grandfather Otho Deal , her granny Mable Deal, her
aunt and uncles Gene( Evelyn) Deal and Wayne(Helen) Deal. Those left to cherish
her memory in addition to her mother are . Her brother Kent Brafford(Dinah), Her
daughter Cyndi Walton, Her son Micah Roseman(Stephanie) , Her nephew
Thomas Mabry(Krizel), Her niece Anne Mabry Goodnight(James),Her grandson
Evangelist Jesse Walton(Hannah), Her great grandchildren Hailey Taylor and
Wyatt Walton, And a very special friend Sharon Eagle,and her former spouse Al
Smith Jr. And Aunts and uncles and other friends a family
Joan graduated from South Rowan High School. After high school she went into
the medical field where she became a medical technician working at Novant
Rowan Medical Center. She worked in many different areas of the hospital; she
was known for her hard work and wonderful bedside manner, until her
retirement after 40 plus years of medical service . Joan loved spending time with
her family and grandchildren and great grandchildren . She enjoyed going to
Beaufort N.C , going Christmas shopping, The Wizard of Oz, going to the
restaurant cookout and getting milkshakes, Talking about her childhood and her
granny “ The Good Ol Days” , she loved studying her KJV Bible and talking about
the second coming of her lord and savior Jesus Christ . She will be truly missed.
A private memorial service will be held at Whitley’s Funeral Home by Minister
Daniel Aldridge and Evangelist Jesse Walton.
Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children Hospitals.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan (Brafford) Smith, please visit our floral store.