Darlene Smart

Obituary of Darlene Smart

Darlene Moore Smart, 68, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021. Born Monday, September 1, 1952, in Gastonia, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Collie Boss and Grace Falls Moore. Darlene was educated in the Gaston County schools and completed her education at Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL, “Class of 1974”. She spent her career as a teacher with the Mecklenburg County School district. Darlene is survived by her loving children: Ms. Aimee Darlene Smart and her husband, Shefa Gordon, of Silver Spring, MD, Ms. Jamie Darlene Smart of Silver Spring, MD and Mr. Christopher James Smart of Charlotte, NC; her sister Vivian Melva Cathey Hargraves and brother-in-law Walter Hargraves; four grandchildren: Aryeh and Zohara Gordon, Christian Smart, and Imani McKoy; and many more loving family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Smart, and brother Timothy Carl Moore. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, Charlotte, NC. A graveside service will be held at 2:00PM Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, NC. Feel free to leave the family your condolences via the "Tribute Wall" provided.
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, August 30, 2021
Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service
1111 East Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Graveside or Interment Services

Gaston Memorial Park
1200 S New Hope Road
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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