Ida Mae Rose Smith Pait

July 18, 1926February 15, 2013

Ida Mae Rose (nee Smith) Pait, passed away peacefully at the age of 86, on Friday, February 15, 2013 in Ocala, Florida. Ida, a long time resident of West Palm Beach, Florida was a faithful member of Belvedere Baptist Church. She was an employee of the Palm Beach County School District, retiring after 27 years of service. She was a steadfast example of Christian love to her children and grandchildren and shared with them the promised rewards of lasting faith that today Ida is enjoying herself in Heaven. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Teddy C. Pait of Ocala, FL, children Johnny Pait (Carnelle), Donald Pait (Sandra) Diane Reese, Jackie Pait (Marilyn), Michael Pait (Judy), Marilyn Smith (Roger), grandchildren Bobby Pait (Valerie), Keith Pait (Melissa), Wendy Johnson (Dwayne), Tina Cromey (Joe) Kevin Pait (Michelle), Lara Clyde (Daniel), Rebecca Snyder (David), Britt Pait, Nicole Smith, Christopher Pait , Jesse Smith (Jennifer); great grandchildren, Katie, Hannah, Emily, Matthew, Timothy, Nathan, Samuel, Joshua, Sarah, Ryleigh, Zachary, Autumn, Rebecca, Nolan, Kierstin and Oliver, brother Charles Smith, and a host of nephews and nieces. Viewing will be 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2013 at Mizelle-Faville-Zern Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 6411 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405, (561) 833-4061. A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m., February 19, 2013 at Belvedere Baptist Church, 301 Cherry Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33409, (561) 683-2636 with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, 6411 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405, (561) 582-4131. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Belvedere Baptist Church. Online condolence can be shared at:


  • Family and Friends may visit and pay respects at Monday, February 18, 2013
  • A Funeral Service will be held at Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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Betty and Yvonne Dawes

February 28, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Judy Ann Lammers

February 23, 2013

You were mom's best friend. She loved you, and your family so very much. I thought of you often since moving away. Many of my child hood memories have you in them. You will be missed.

Carrie Cooper (geans)

February 21, 2013

Mrs. Pait was an amazing woman who i was blessed to know, My Sunday school teacher and like a grandmother to me. I grew up in Belvedere Baptist and she was in most of my child hood memories from there. Mrs. pait thank you for making a difference in my life and may others who were around you. I send my condolences to her family and friends. She was a wonderful woman, I am terribly sorry for your loss.

Janice Pait

February 18, 2013

My prayers go to Uncle TC and the family at this time. I have fond memories of Aunt IdaMae as a child when she lived in NC. Words can't express the lost, may you find strength in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

Wayne & Pat Smith

February 17, 2013

So sorry for your loss.

Willie Minkel

February 17, 2013

I want to express my condolences. Mrs. Pait was a loving person. She will be missed.

Regina Moore

February 17, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. We love you.

Regina Moore

February 17, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. We love you.

Don & Kelly Callaway & Family

February 17, 2013

Our hearts are heavy for the loss of Mrs Ida Mae Pait. She was a wonderful Christian woman. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mr TC Pait, all of the family and all who were touched by Mrs Pait's life. May God give you comfort and peace throughout the following days & weeks. Love to you all!!!

Vivia Minkel

February 17, 2013

Mrs. Pait was an inspiration to me as a member of Belvedere Baptist Church. She was always kind and loving. We will all miss her.