Jennifer LeAnn Smith Long

May 18, 1985 - November 1, 2018
Jennifer LeAnn Smith Long


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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  • November 06, 2018
    Valerie stanley says:
    Lisa and family my heart truly goes out to y'all. My thoughts and prayers are with you. My sincere condolences are with you

  • November 04, 2018
    Deborah henry says:
    I am so sorry. My heart goes out to the family especially the children..

  • November 04, 2018
    Angie Langley says:
    I am so so sorry for your loss! It just doesn’t seem real . I am at a loss for words ! I ant even imagine what you are feeling . The things I’ve been through with mine doesn’t even compare. It breaks my heart to know this has happened!!! I know how close you all are . I love you all and I am praying somehow , someway , after the shock and hurt eases you are able to know that maybe now she can find some peace ! She was a beautiful young lady . Life wasn’t always fair but she found a way to live it to the fullest as best she could! I know that you , Lisa , will take care of those babies! You’ve always been an amazing gma! May she Rest In Peace!

  • November 04, 2018
    Joe and Neta Dixon says:
    Randy and all the family, we are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort and peace at this time in your lives.

  • November 04, 2018
    wanda norris says:
    So sorry 4 your lost.I did not know her or her family.I have lost a 35 yer old daughterin 2010.I know what her mother is going through.Prayers to her husband and her children