Mary Helen Yost Smith, 90, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021, at the S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House in Mooresville.

She was born on March 8, 1931, in Mooresville to the late Hugh and Mary Sechler Yost. Mrs. Smith was a member of Prospect Presbyterian Church, Mooresville, where she was very close to her church family and a matriarch of her church friends. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cyrus Archer Smith.

She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Smith McCuin and husband Stephen; brother, John H. Yost and wife Eva; niece, Karen McKnight and husband Eric; nephew, Bob Yost and wife Doris; and numerous extended family members.

The family will receive friends on Monday, December 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 7, at Prospect Presbyterian Church with Rev. Will Gipe officiating. Burial will follow the service at Willow Valley Cemetery, Mooresville.

Memorials may be made to Prospect Presbyterian Church, 9425 NC-152, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Smith family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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