Ernestine Smith Minton

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Services for Ernestine Smith Minton, of Irvington, Ala., are 2p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home inMonticello.

Mrs. Minton, 75, died Dec. 22, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Mississippi on Aug. 2, 1930, to Kirby Smith and IreneGibson Smith.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.She loved sewing, quilting and being a grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, FloydSmith; and a great-grandchild, Jace Minton.

Survivors are her sons, James Minton, of Algiers, La., and MikeMinton, of Orlando, Fla.; her daughters, Janel Schultz and PatricaHarbison, both of Irvington; her brother, Jack Smith, of Sontag;her sister, Frances Easterling, of Sontag; 15 grandchildren; and 15great-grandchildren.