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Virginia

Ellen

Smith

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December 3, 2022

Virginia Ellen Smith, 86, of 5925 Frontier Lane, died Saturday, December 3, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Smith was born March 18, 1936, in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Phillip Johnson Smith, Sr. and Zenith Acadia Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Edna Persinger Smith, and her husband, Leonard Allen Smith, Sr. For much of her life she was as a self-employed researcher. She also worked locally at the former Barr’s Craft Store and Kmart for many years. She was an active leader in both the local Boy scouts and 4-H. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting and crocheting with the group at the Christ United Methodist Church. She also enjoyed planning family reunions, gardening, and genealogy. She was a member of the Hoke Chapel United Methodist Church. Surviving are her children, Martha Leonard and her husband, Bill, of Lexington, NC, Joe Rock, Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Covington, Leonard Smith, Jr. and his wife, Dawn, of Covington, and Steven Smith and his wife, Brenda, of Max Meadows; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie Neal of Covington; four brothers, P.J. Smith (Ritzi), Jerry Smith (Debra), David Smith (Mary), and Edward Smith (Mary Sue), all of Covington; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, including Hilda Smith of Clifton Forge, and Andy Howell of Hot Springs; a brother-in-law, Tommy Smith (Diane) of Covington; and her two well-loved cats, Callie and Buddy. In accordance with her wishes, her body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 6:30 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Gillespie officiating. The family will receive their friends following the service at the funeral home. Those wishing to view the service remotely may do so via livestream with the following link: https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/index.php?data=MTY3MDIxMjgxMDIyMjY3MyZvbmVyb29tLWFkbWluJmNvcHlfbGluaw==
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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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