ENFIELD — Herbert William Smith, 88, died on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

He was a Halifax County native, born to the late Isaac and Pearl Collins Smith. Mr. Smith was a US Army Veteran, was a longtime member of Antioch Baptist Church and a well known and respected farmer.

He is survived by his children, Bert Smith and wife, Mayre, Melvin Smith and wife, Naomi, all of Enfield, and Jeff Smith and wife, Charlotte, of Littleton; his grandchildren, Tanner Smith of Rocky Mount, Erin S. Dunlow and husband, William, of Halifax and Haley Smith of Enfield; and his great-grandson, Hank Dunlow.

The Rev. Susan Joyce will conduct graveside services at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, January 14 at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the cemetery and again following the service.

The family asks that any memorials be directed to Antioch Baptist Church, 4070 Heathsville Road, Enfield, NC 27823.

Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton is handling the arrangements, where online condolences may be made at blaylockfh.com.

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