Jennifer LeAnn Smith Long, age 33, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was born on May 18, 1985 to William Smith, Jr (Mary) and Lisa Provencher Dean (Leroy). She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Tommy Merritt and her paternal grandmother, Diane Smith.
Jennifer was a loving mother, daughter, sister and granddaughter. Her family was her heart. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her four children: Justin, Ethan, AJ ,Kyra ; and husband Derek Long. She is also survived by her brothers: Kevin Smith, Tyler Smith, Jeremy Monahan, Josh Beutler, and Alex Dean; Sisters: Lauren Brantley (Nick) and Hannah Monahan; Maternal grandmother, Betty Merritt; Paternal grandfather, Randall Smith; as well as, aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday November 11, 2018 at Castle Hayne Advent Christian Church 2710 Hermitage Road, Castle Hayne, NC. Visitation with family to immediately follow the service.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403. 910.791.9099