Lisa Eileen Smith


Lisa Eileen Smith, 59, of Charlotte, NC, passed away on May 2, 2024 while under hospice care.

She was born on August 6, 1964, in Perrysburg, OH, the daughter of Robert Lee Smith and Thelma Eileen (Partee) Smith.

Lisa graduated with a B.S. in English Education from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. She was awarded an M.A. in English, Technical Writing, from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.

She worked at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in assessments and accreditation, as an instructor of technical communications and as a government documents librarian. She worked at Davidson College, Davidson, NC, in Information Technology Services, as an assistant to the director of the library and as a coordinator of student computing services.

Lisa married Moutaz Khouja, the love of her life, on November 18, 1989. She was the best of neighbors and collected and kept lifelong friends. She enjoyed entertaining, singing with the Choral Arts Society of Davidson, and taking long walks. She was devoted to her beloved cats and all animal causes.

Lisa is survived by her husband, her father and brother, Philip (Karen) Smith, of Perrysburg, OH, and her niece, Catherine Hann (James Quaintance), of Cincinnati, OH.

She was preceded in death by her mother and her brother, Gregory Smith.

Lisa’s life will be honored at a memorial service 11 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2024 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church 871 East Boundary Street, Perrysburg, OH. Family will greet friend immediately after the service.

Lisa will be laid to rest at family committal service in Eisenhour Cemetery, Pemberville, OH. Officiating will be, Fr. Matthew Wahlgren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may take the form of contributions to the Humane Society of Charlotte, 1348 Parker Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208,

Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Homes are handling the local arrangements.

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