Smith, Carole Robinett

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Carole Suzanne “Sue” Smith, age 78 of Pulaski passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Born October 8, 1941 in Conway, South Carolina she was the daughter of the late Harold Ward Robinett & Margaret Geneva McCormack Robinett. Her brother, Daniel Wayne Robinett and sister, Margaret “Peggy” Cullens also preceded her in death.

Following nursing school, Sue joined the United States Air Force where she served as a pediatric, surgical and flight nurse. After obtaining the rank of Captain, Sue left the military to raise a family. Eventually returning to her nursing career, she served in numerous positions culminating her career in the Home Health field.

Growing up in Conway, South Carolina Sue loved everything associated with the beach and the Grand Strand area. Sue had three true loves in her life, her two daughters, her six grandchildren and traveling. She spoke often of camping trips she took with her family, as well as her British Isles Cruise and the thrill of experiencing the many historical places she visited.

Sue is survived by her

Erica Smith – Raeford, NC
Allyson (Michael) Osteen – Pulaski, VA

Grant Osteen, Jon Osteen, Natalie Osteen, Kendall Jenkins, Dalton Jenkins and Gracie Jenkins

Jon H. (Michelle) Robinett – Conway, SC

Funeral service date and time is pending at this time,please watch for updates.

Funeral services will be held in the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Don Malpass of Laurel Hill, NC officiating.
Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery in Dublin where she will receive full military honors.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.