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Minnie Jane (Williams) Smith

October 17, 1931 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 89)


Minnie Jane Smith, 89, of Locust, peacefully passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at her home in Locust.

Minnie Smith was born October 17, 1931 in North Carolina to the late James Marvin Williams and the late Martha Pauline Williams.  She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde Timothy Smith, and sister, Rachel W. Cook.

Minnie was a volunteer, avid supporter and fund raiser for the West Stanly Rescue. She loved and enjoyed going to the auction sale where she would collect various items for her keeping.  She also loved the outdoors and was a member of the West Stanly Saddle Club.  Minnie will be remembered for her love of Herrins Grove Primitive Baptist Church, her devotion to her family, her hard working nature, and being an excellent southern cook.  She touched the lives of many while here on earth and will greatly be missed.

Minnie will lie in state at Hartsell Funeral of Midland on Tuesday from 12 noon  to 4:00 pm.  A private service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include daughters, Marie S. Kennedy (Paul) and Dianne S. Wind; stepdaughter, Louviene Stegall; grandsons, Todd (Kelly) Kennedy, Anthony (April) Kennedy, Rodney Huneycutt, Tim (Amy) Stegall, and Mark (Wanda) Stegall; granddaughters, Dawn Ann Williams and Crystal (Clarence) Wallace; great-grandsons, Gavin, Gabe, Barrett, Eli, Jaylin, Trent, and Kristian; great-granddaughters, Kaitlyn, Brooke, Keiley, Kaylin, Katie (Ben), Cassie, and Carlee.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, P. O. Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247 and to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Smith family.  Online condolences may be made at

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February 16, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland
13575 Broadway Ave
Midland, NC 28107

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