Mary Hairston Smith, 101, of Blue Ridge Rehab. Center passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Blue Ridge Rehab center. She was born October 23, 1916 in Virginia to the late Mary Walker Hairston and the late Nick Hairston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Smith; and seven brothers.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Sharon Council of Glen Burnie, Md.; two grandchildren, Jacinta Laurelle Council of Glen Burnie, Md., and William McKinley Council II of Odessa, Texas ; one great grandchild, Harrison Justice Council of Glen Burnie, Md.; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mary was a member of Christian View Missionary Baptist Church and was a Sunday School teacher. She was a housewife.
The family will receive friends one half hour prior to the service and other times at the home of her nephew, Mr. Robert Hairston, 47 Dover Place, Martinsville, Va. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at noon at Christian View Missionary Baptist Church. Associate Pastor Joanne Robertson, officiating.
Interment will be in Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, Va.
Arrangements entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va.