Marguerite B. Smith, age 95, of Achilles, died peacefully at Norfolk Sentara Hospital on Sunday, May 30, 2021, and reunited with many long-awaited family and friends in her heavenly home. Marguerite was an independent, strong-willed woman who enjoyed her life nurturing others with her nursing skills, her kindness and generosity. She loved family gatherings, picnics and her traditional Christmas night get-togethers. She was a member of Union Baptist Church and loved her church family along with the many neighbors and special friends, Jack Pitts and Billy King. Husband, Francis Robins Smith; parents, Joseph Herbert and Nellie Estes Brown; sister, Virginia B. Belvin; a brother, Joe Brown, and her feline companion, “Merry Christmas,” preceded her in death. She is survived by nieces, Irma Lee White, Scotty McCloud, Bonnie Brown Wilson; a nephew, Randy Brown, and a sister-in-law, Barbara Meadows Brown, as well as numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Marguerite was cared for on a daily basis by her devoted, loving niece, Betty Jane Belch, and next-door nephew, William Ellis and his wife Peggy Hicks. A graveside service conducted by Pastor Richard Whiteheart will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at Gloucester Point Cemetery. In memory of Marguerite, please consider contributions to Union Baptist Church, Youth Ministry, or food pantry, 9254 Guinea Road, Hayes, Va. 23072.
Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.