Lura Luther Smith, 91, of Rockingham, passed away at her home on June 15, 2016. She was born June 18, 1925 in Randolph County a daughter of the late Israel Monroe and Bessie Latham Luther. Lura was a homemaker and attended New Hope Freewill Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith is survived by her, children, Rowena S. Arthurs of Rockingham; Fannie S. Moore of Asheboro; Richard Wayne Smith of Hoffman; Jasper “JP” Smith of Murrells inlet, SC; a sister Barbara Chappell of Candor; 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 2 :00 pm Sunday, June 18, 2017 in the Colonial Chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Rockingham, NC, with , Rev. Allen Hudson and Rev. David Parrish Officiating. Burial will be in Northam Cemetery. The Family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, 105 Blewitt Ave., Rockingham, NC 28379 or to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 N US Hwy 1, Rockingham, NC 28379.