Ingrid (Goldstein) Smith

Born: Mon., Oct. 25, 1943
Died: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Oct. 30, 2017


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STARKE-  Ingrid G. Smith of Starke, FL died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her Kingsley Lake residence with family and friends by her side.  She was born on October 25, 1943 in Denver, CO, although she grew up in Greensboro, GA.  While attending the University of GA in Athens, she met the love of her life Tom (Tombo) Smith.  They recently celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary.  Ingrid's parents, Evabel & Sam Goldstein, preceded her in death.

Ingrid was admired by many friends and family throughout her life, both younger and older than she, for her beauty, for her love of others, for her defense of the less fortunate, for her friendly personality, and for her smile.  Her many friends and family will truly miss her.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her brother Glenn Goldstein (Doris) of Frankfort, KY; two sons, Dick (Sherry) Smith of Port Orange & Brad (Michelle Greist) Smith of Starke; Grandchildren, Hogan, Hayden, & Bailey Grace; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Ingrid and Tom spent 18 years in Miami, FL, during this time Ingrid was employed in various positions while mainly focusing on raising her boys, before moving back to Starke, FL.  Ingrid was co-founder & co-owner of Coldwell Banker Smith & Smith Realty.  She mentored many young women throughout the community both spiritually and professionally.

While attending the University of GA she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority.  Ingrid was a past President of the Starke Kiwanis Club & a founding member of the Altrusa of Starke.

A memorial Service will be held at Madison Street Baptist Church Starke, FL  32091 on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Scott Crook and Rev. Charles Warren officiating. A reception will follow. Burial will be private.  Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
Praying for comfort, peace and love during this difficult time.

Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
Wanted to express our deepest sympathies to your family for the loss of Ingrid.
Herbie and Sonny are both saddened by your loss and I always enjoyed visiting with your mother when I would run into her at the hairdresser. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

Ennis Eaton
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
Tom, Glenn and Family.. It is with a sad heart that I read of Ingrid's passing. My deepest sympathies to your families. May GOD hold each and everyone of you in HIS Grace and Love. Ingrid will be missed and leaves a sadness in each of us.

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with each member of the Smith Family during this time
and in the days and months to come.

Smith Oliver
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
I have many fond memories of Ingrid , Glenn & their parents while we grew up at Greensboro. One special recall I have is that of Ingrid & Glenn arriving for Sunday School at the Greensboro Methodist Church with them both appearing as just stepping out of a clothing store front window with their hair perfectly combed and clothing that was of the latest taste. She was always leading Glenn by the hand into the building to deposit him at his room, then moving on to her own.
My wife, Kathy, enjoyed a visit with Ingrid & Tom at their office and home a few years ago, they both we very gracious and welcoming.
May she now Rest In Peace with our Lord & Savior.

Robert and Gloria Shinn
   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
So sorry for your lost,

R Mitchell
   Posted Sat October 28, 2017

So very sorry to read of the loss of your wife. At the same time, seeing two people married for such a long time certainly honors our Creator who instituted marriage. I can only imagine how many memories you made and shared together. I hope that you will be able to smile at times when you reflect on the many fond memories you built. It is truly an amazing promise given to us at John 5:28,29. I pray that as you read this scripture, it can give you hope and strength to look forward to the day when we will see our loved ones again as promised. Deepest sympathy

William Douglas Finch
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
I just found out from my sister Dianne in Greensboro, Ga. about the news that we lost a wonderful and kind friend in Ingrid. She will always be remembered dearly by her classmates from GHS. Our prayes are with you all.