Mary V. Smith passed away on April 6, 2023, peacefully with her family by her side. She was 78 years old. Mary was born July 26, 1944, in Anniston, Alabama to Charles W. and Lillie Vera Smith. The family moved to Ingleside, Texas when she was 3 years old.
Mary graduated from Ingleside High School class of 1962. After completion of Business College, she moved to Aransas Pass and became a longtime resident. Mary was a loving and dedicated Aunt to her nephews and nieces and was lovingly named Mamie. Her Family could always count on her for some of the best meals ever, she was a wonderful cook. She baked and decorated the most delicious and beautiful cakes.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her sister Vivian D. Allen, brother-in-law Roger B Allen and nephew Jack B Allen.
Mary is survived by her brother Charles D. Smith and wife Deborah, sister Georgia L. Wood and husband Keith, nephews Charles B Allen, Jason (Racheal), Doug (Kristi) & Dustin (Bethany) Smith, Gabriel (Tami) and Matt (Lisa) Hoskins, great nieces and nephews and a host of precious friends. She will be missed by all who knew and enjoyed her infectious smile and quick wit.
Mary will be remembered for her love of cats, especially Coco and fondness for all animals. She had a tender and loving heart and was dedicated to her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards with a group of close friends, shopping for deals, and trips to the casinos.
Visitation will be held Monday April 17, 2023, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass from 10:00 to noon. Services will follow at noon officiated by close friend and minister Towanda Martin. Gravesite Interment will be at The Palms Memorial Gardens in Portland, Texas at 2:00 PM.
Pallbearers for her services will be Charles D Smith, Charles B. Allen, Gabriel Hoskins, Matt Hoskins, and Keith Wood. Honorary pallbearers will be Tanner Hoskins and Carter Hoskins.
Mary's family wishes to offer their sincere gratitude for the loving and tender care of the staff at AlzCare Memory Care in Cuero, TX. Their love for Mary made her time with them and especially her final days filled with tenderness and gentle care.