Mary E. Smith

01/30/1931 - 07/17/2022


Mary E. Smith

01/30/1931 - 07/17/2022


Obituary For Mary E. Smith

Jacksonville, NC ~ Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Smith, 91, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2022. A native of Windsor, CO, Mary was the last surviving child of Esther and Tony Cecil and was the wife of Lee Henry Smith. She was a longtime resident of Richlands and she retired after many years working for K-Mart in California. Mary was a loving and caring woman who enjoyed being with her daughters, along with working in her flower garden and creating many sewing and craft projects for her family and friends. Sadly, she was preceded in death by her husband Lee and her granddaughter Stephanie Earp.

A celebration of Mary's life will be held 9:30 AM, Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Trinity UMC. She will be interred next to her husband at Onslow Memorial Park. Those wishing to offer words of hope and condolences may visit

Mary is survived by her daughters, Katherine June Orthman, of Essex Junction, VT; and Judy Ann Earp, of Jacksonville. She also leaves behind her grandson, Douglas Lee Earp, and her great grandchildren Tyler Lee Earp and Lillian Eve Earp.

Johnson Funeral Homes is entrusted with the Smith family.


11 Aug

Celebration of Life

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Trinity United Methodist Church 301 Marine Blvd Jacksonville, NC 28540 Get Directions »
11 Aug


11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Onslow Memorial Park 3280 Richlands Hwy Jacksonville, NC 28540 Get Directions »
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