Margaret M. Smith

Published 7:49 pm Saturday, October 2, 2010

Margaret M. Smith

October 1, 2010

Margaret M. Smith, 88, a native of Greensboro, N.C., a 40-year resident of Suffolk and longtime resident of the Peninsula, passed away on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the James River Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Newport News. She was an active member of the Westhampton Baptist Church, the First Baptist Church of Suffolk and the Riverside Baptist Church in Newport News.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Hal Edward Smith.

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She is survived by her son, Hal M. Smith and his wife, Liz of Wake Forest, N.C.; daughter, Audrey S. Morrison and her husband, Doug of Poquoson; four grandchildren, Wayne Morrison and his wife Debby, Eddie Morrison and his wife Becky, all of Poquoson, Dawn Kingston of Powhatan, and Farris Smith of Brazil; five great-grandchildren, Zach Morrison, Morgan and Micah Kingston and Rachel and Bradshaw Morrison.

The family wishes to express great gratitude to the staff of the Jefferson Unit at James River Convalescent for their wonderful care and love given to Margaret.

Friends are invited to visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, where a celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of comfort with the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.