It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Margaret Irene Smith Hentz, age 81, of Fayetteville, TN. Margaret was born on July 1, 1938 in Lincoln County, TN to the late James Alfred and Eula Rossetta Randolph Smith. Mrs. Hentz passed away on April 13, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Margaret was a member of Brogan Avenue Baptist Church. She was a great cook and was well known for her Lemon Cake. Mrs. Hentz worked as a seamstress with Serbin, loved sewing for her family and friends, and enjoyed flower arranging.
Survivors include her daughter, Vickie Diane Brown; siblings James (Alice) Smith, Joe L. (Linda) Smith, Peggy (Billy) Patterson, William Smith, Trudy (Tony) Mitchell, and Dail Tallman; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Hentz; grandson, Scotty Duane Mearse; and sisters, Janet Mae Smith and Daisey Lela Quarles.
A private family service will be held for Mrs. Hentz with Bro. James Barnes officiating with burial in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no public gathering at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Associations, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, Virginia 22102. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Margaret Irene Smith Hentz.
As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the family of Mrs. Hentz, services will be private at this time. A public gathering may be scheduled for a later date. To honor social distancing and still allowing our community to support families in their time of need, you can sign the online guestbook at higginsfh.com. If you do not have access to the internet you may drop a card or condolence off at Higgins Funeral Home.
Vickie I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers
So sorry Vickie to hear about your mom. Praying for you
I am thinking of you Vickie ,at this time of loss, may God grant you peace and comfort.
I just found out about Margaret.i loved her and you all so much you are in my prayers always ans forever. Please I missed you all if there anything I can do please let me no. Margaret is in a much better place. She with bill. In christian love
Nanny. so sorry to hear about the news. Me, Jennifer, Draven and Dariean will truly miss our Christmas and Easter get togethers. What a true lady and will miss the country ham and biscuit dinners. Nanny, you’ll always be in our hearts.
Vickie, we are so sorry for your loss! I loved Mrs. Margaret, and I know that you are hurting so much right now. I pray that you will find comfort in knowing that your mother is resting with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ today, and is reunited with Bill and Scotty! Heaven gained an angle today. we are here for you! we love you!
Vickie, i am so very sorry for your loss of your wonderful mother. I know you are in great pain right now but please take comfort in knowing she is resting in Jesus arms now and in no more pain. Love you Sweetie Wanda Dollar