“For I am ready to be offered and the time of departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” II Timothy 4:6-7
Mrs. Margie A Smith, or better known as “Large Marge” was the daughter of Margie Lamberth (Deceased) and Glenn Hinton (Deceased). Margie departed this life on March 4, 2021 at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC.
She was preceded in death by her brother Willie Lamberth and sister Ella Mae Callender; along with her daughters Shirlita Jones (Dennis Jones- Deceased) and Benita Smith (Fidel Reyes).
Margie married her best friend, James Chester Smith, on October 12, 1963. They remained united for 58 years and created a beautiful life filled with love, laughter, friendship, and travel. Margie was loved by all who knew her and always had room in her family for new members. If anyone was ever in need of guidance, she was there to provide. Never one to sugarcoat the truth, she was always there to tell you what you needed to hear. Margie had a love for cooking and loved to share that with her loved ones; often times having family gatherings in her home. Margie loved to be surrounded by those she loved and they loved to be around her.
Margie leaves to cherish her precious memories: her husband, James Chester Smith of Holly Springs, NC; Her daughter Kicher Harris (Donnell Harris) of Cary, NC; 7 beloved grandchildren Jasmine Holston (Ernest Holston) of Garner, NC; Brittany Jones of Raleigh, NC; Courtney Harris of Cary, NC; Amanda Jones of Raleigh, NC; Shamar Jones of Raleigh, NC; Kendra Harris of Cary, NC; and Kyla Harris of Cary, NC. She also leaves behind a loved great-grandchild Karter James Whiteside of Cary, NC. Margie also leaves behind brothers Leonard Lamberth, Glenn Hinton, and Roger Hinton; Along with sister Linda Emory, Marie Atkinson, Shanetta Morgan (Steve Morgan), Sharon Mangum, Debra Kay Davis, and Joyce Hinton. Margie also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Due to Covid-19, the family has chosen to not hold a public service at this time. The family ask that all visitors wear a MASK to visitation services at this time. Visitation services are as follows:
March 7, 2021 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at 840 New Castle Court Cary, NC 27511
March 8 & March 9, 2021 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at 840 New Castle Court Cary, NC 27511
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