Vanessa Louise Smart, 55, of Lowell, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Atrium Health, Charlotte. She was born in Gaston County on November 27, 1963, the daughter of the late Herman Daniels and Louise Fletcher Daniels. Vanessa was retired from UPS and enjoyed the beach, especially the Outer Banks. She also enjoyed relaxation and soap operas. Vanessa loved being herself and being independent. She cherished and loved her feline and canine companions, Jynx and Sydney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gregory Daniels.
Vanessa is survived by her husband of 15 years, Larry Smart; children, Taylor Pirmantgen, Clint Smart and wife Lauren, Kyle Smart and wife Katie; siblings, Renee' Vickers and husband John, Susan Elliott and husband Brad, Marty Daniels and wife Bonnie; grandchildren, Addison, and Evans; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at South Marietta Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Self officiating.
Donations in memory of Vanessa may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave. #100, Charlotte, NC 28207.