Margaret Perry Smithwick

September 18, 1915 - November 12, 2014

09/18/1915 - 11/12/2014

Past Services

Saturday November 15, 2014
2:00 am - 3:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday November 15, 2014
3:00 pm
Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Margaret Perry Smithwick, age 99, of Ahoskie, passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at Creekside Care and Rehabilitation Center of Ahoskie, NC.

She was born on September 18, 1915 to Ernest and Annie Cobb Perry in Windsor, NC. Margaret worked as a nurse at Bertie Memorial Hospital for approximately thirty years. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, fishing, and tending her flower garden. Margaret was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church, Menola Home Demonstration, and Eastern Star. Margaret was known for her since of humor to all that knew her. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.

Besides her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her son, Donald Smithwick, her sisters, Ann Asbell and Lucille Hardison, along with her brothers, Ledrew Perry and Wilbur Perry.

Margaret is survived by her son, Jim Smithwick and his wife Jean of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, her daughter-in-law, Angela Smithwick of Ahoskie, NC, and her sister, Christine Ward of Plymouth, NC, along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00PM at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 3:00 PM at the Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie with the Rev. Woody Copeland officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John’s Baptist Church, New Fellowship Building Fund, 1650 NC 461, Ahoskie, NC, 27910

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Smithwick family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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