Amanda Lee Smith 40 of Sylva passed away on Saturday October 23rd. Mandy was born in Jackson County on March 6, 1981. She was the daughter of Lonney and Margaret Smith.
Mandy loved music, reading, and painting. She enjoyed going to the lake, boating, and swimming. Mandy loved spending time with her children. She loved to joke around and was always making people smile. Mandy will be missed.
In addition to her parents, Mandy is survived by her daughter, Trenady Lee Bell; and one brother, Matthew Smith. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Several special cousins survive including Pamela, Hoot, Ott, and Izzy Frady; and Melissa, Brittney and Austin Davis.
Mandy was preceded in death by her only son, Kevin Kane Leonard and Travis Bell.
The family will receive friends on Thursday evening October 28th from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Appalachian Funeral Services.
The family will appreciate any donations to help with Mandy's funeral expenses.