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Trudy Smith McDaniel

September 12, 1947 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 74)

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   Trudy Smith McDaniel, 74, of Mocksville, NC, entered her heavenly home on October 16, 2021 from Piney Grove Nursing & Rehab in Forsyth County.

   Trudy was born on September 12, 1947 in Forsyth County.  She was the daughter of the late Elbert Helsabeck Smith and Pearl (Spillman) Smith.  In addition to her parents, Trudy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Floyd “Red” McDaniel, step-daughter, Crystal McDaniel, and a step-son, Tony Dean Williams.

   In life, Trudy graduated from Davie County Schools.  She later, began work as a textile weaver for Hanes Fabric where she worked until her retirement.  In her spare time, Trudy loved to do crafts and sing in the church choirs. 

   Trudy leaves behind to cherish her memory; a son, Matt Williams (Shannon Hill) of Mocksville, a daughter, Stacy McDaniel of Florida, step-sons, Andy Williams of Mocksville, Bubba Essex of Lexington, Randy McDaniel, Roger McDaniel, Terry McDaniel, and Mark McDaniel, all of Mocksville, brothers, Eldridge Smith and Gary Smith, both of Advance, NC, a sister, Gail Smith Gregory of Burlington, grandchildren, Waylen Parker Williams, Austin James Williams, Carson McDaniel, Nicholas Williams, Ben Wallington, and a plethera of nieces, nephews, and friends, who will all miss her greatly.

   A graveside service for Trudy will be held at a later date with friends and family.

   Special thanks to Wellcare Hospice for taking such good care of our loved one.

Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.

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