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Doris

Helen Knighton

Smith

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May 25, 2015

Doris Helen Knighton Smith, 90, of 208 Cliffview Drive, died Monday May 25, 2015 at Lewis Gale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. She was born July 8, 1924 in Covington, a daughter of the late Guy Robert Knighton and Celia Bush Wolfe. She was raised in the home of her grandparents, Ora and Ballard Bush and later Lillian Mae and Andrew Kinghton. In addition to her parents and grandparents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bernard Lee Smith, Jr in 1997, a daughter, Pamela Moore and four brothers. Mrs. Smith was a former employee of Covington High School where she worked in the school office. She later was employed by the former Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company and then the former Clifton Forge-Waynesboro Telephone Company as a switch board operator. She was a member of Mallow Presbyterian Church where she was the former Treasurer of the Mallow Presbyterian Women, a member of the Church Circle and Church Historian. Surviving are two daughters, Kathy Yancey and her husband Ron of Covington and Lydia Moore and her husband of Steve of Dowingtown, PA; one son, Patrick Smith and his wife Debbie of Chicago, IL; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Friday May 29, 2015 at 3:00 PM in the Mallow Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. The interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive their friends from 7:00 PM until 8:30 Thursday evening at the Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial donations in Mrs. Smith's name may be made to Mallow Presbyterian Church, 2004 Mallow Rd., Covington, VA 24426 or to Falling Spring Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 880, Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Friday, May 29, 2015 Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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