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Aug. 25, 1944-April 22, 2010

Virginia Drinkwater Smith, 65, of Wilson died Thursday.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at West Nash United Methodist Church. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Fort Hill Memorial Park, Lynchburg, Va. The Rev. William Holliday and the Rev. Lewis Harris Sr. will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Monday at West Nash United Methodist Church.

She was owner-operator of Dove HealthCare, Inc.

Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter, Virginia Tisdale of Greenville; two sons, Mike Tisdale and wife, Stacey, of Nashville and Russell Smith and wife, Lynne, of Mechanicsville, Va.; five grandchildren, Cassidy, Chase, Rachel, Adam and Ryan; two sisters, Jeannie Sullivan and husband, Fred, of West Grove, Pa. and Peggy Harris and husband, Lewis, of Martinsville, Va.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Larry Eugene Smith.

In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be directed to West Nash United Methodist Church Preschool, PO Box 8298, Wilson, NC 27893, or Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202.

Arrangements are by Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net.


Published in Obituaries on April 25, 2010 10:35 AM