Janet Smith Harkey, 78, of Woodleaf, N.C., passed away Monday, December 20, 2021. She was born September 25, 1943, in Carter County, Tenn., the daughter of the late Wayne and Kate Smith.
Janet enjoyed painting, quilting, and sewing soft sculpture dolls that she sold at numerous arts and crafts fairs. She was also a long-time daycare owner and director in Statesville.
Janet leaves behind her husband of 59 years, Robert Harkey; three sons; David Harkey (Chris), Steve Harkey (Dawn), and Robbie Harkey (Jessie Wemyss); grandchildren; Kip, Karley, Hayden, Kendall, Kaitlin (Luke), and Carson; great-grandchild, Kinsley; sister, Doris Clark; brothers, Jerry and Roger Smith; and brother-in-law, Roy Snyder.
A graveside service will be held on December 27, 2021, at New Salem Methodist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. with Pastor Tim McCullough officiating. Instead of flowers, if you would like to contribute in Janet’s memory, please remember Gordon Hospice House of Statesville, N.C.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
Bunch-Johnson is honored to be serving the Harkey family.