Rachel Smoutherson Hough was born on February 27, 1938 to the late Mary Elizabeth Smoutherson and John Long. She departed this life on Monday, May 27, 2013. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Calvin Hough; a son, Randall Stephon Smoutherson and a brother, James Franklin Smoutherson.
Rachel received her education from Logan High School in Cabarrus County. She was a member of Faith, Hope and Charity in Albemarle. She worked at Northeast Medical Center in Concord, NC for many years and later retired.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories: a sister, Frances Smoutherson Deese (John) of Concord, NC; a brother, Eddie Mark Smoutherson (Cathy) of Concord, NC; seven children: Curtis Eugene Long (Cynthia) of Kannapolis, NC, Vanessa Dale Smoutherson of Concord, NC, Brenda Smoutherson Pryor (Raymond) of Concord, NC, Greg Long of Concord, NC, Kevin Smoutherson of Charlotte, NC, Frances Elizabeth Smoutherson of Kannapolis, NC, Derek Smoutherson of Charlotte, NC; twenty-three grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral arrangements are scheduled for Monday, June 03, 2013 at Shiloh Baptist Church located at 255 Logan Avenue in Concord, NC. The visitation will be held from 12:30-1:00 p.m. followed by the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Rutherford Memorial Park in Concord. The family will be receiving at 251 Lincoln Street in Concord. Lamb Funeral Home, Inc. will be serving the family.