Virginia Jane (Mintz) Smith

February 21, 1938August 18, 2018
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Virginia Jane Mintz Smith, age 80 of Ash, NC passed away on Saturday the eighteenth of August 2018 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Jane was born in Brunswick County on the twenty first of February 1938 to the late Newman Martin and Etta Phillips Mintz. She was a longtime member of Trinity Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church now known as Lighthouse of Prayer Church, 2831 Big Neck Road, Ash, NC 28420. She and her family was instrumental in building this church many years ago and she has remained a very devout Christian. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Benjamin Owen “Bennie” King, Marlin Dale Smith, Jr.; sisters, Earline “Pet” Bellamy, Betty Bellamy, Christine Hewett; Carlene Piver; brothers, Martin Mintz, Lindsey Mintz and Buddy Mintz. Surviving are her husband of forty eight years, Dale Smith; a son, Jerry King and wife Jeannie of Ash; sisters, Mary Mintz, Naomi Peschau both of Ash, Barbara King and husband Billy Wayne of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Coley King and Kyla Trainor and husband Ryan. Funeral services will be conducted at three o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday the twenty first of August 2018 in the Lighthouse of Prayer Church, Ash, NC with Pastor Donna Webb and Reverend William Chappell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mintz Cemetery. You are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from two o’clock until three o’clock on Tuesday afternoon in the church. Online condolences may be offered at White Funeral & Cremation Service, Shallotte Chapel


  • Randy King, Active Pallbearer
  • Terry King, Active Pallbearer
  • Eddie Bellamy, Active Pallbearer
  • Timmy Smith, Active Pallbearer
  • James Baker, Active Pallbearer


  • A Time of Visitation Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Burial Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Virginia Jane (Mintz) Smith

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Tom and Annette Hewett

August 24, 2018

I know no words can change the grief you are feeling but please know you are in our prayers old friend (Tom)

Sherry Stewart

August 21, 2018

I was so sorry to hear about Jane. We all loved her. She suffered heartache and tradegy, but never lost her faith in God. She always served the Lord.
My sympathies to the family. I pray for God to give you peace and comfort.
With God’s love,
Sherry Stewart (Toy Stout)

Wendy Callender

August 20, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jane. I have always thought the world of her and her family. She always had an infectious laugh and was very kind.
She suffered heartache but never lost faith in God. I know that she will be missed by many.
My heartfelt sympathies. ❤️

Donna Pierce

August 20, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Aunt Jane was a wonderful woman.

Jeanette King

August 20, 2018

In loving memory of my sister in law. With love, Jeanette King & family