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Wilma Smith West

September 21, 1935 — March 20, 2023

Wilma Smith West

Wilma Smith West age 87, of Nathalie, VA passed away March 20, 2023.   She was born in Halifax, VA on September 21, 1935 to the late William Bradford Smith and the late Ruby Hite Smith.  She was married to Thomas Elam West who survives.

 

She was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church, but attended Catawba where she served as Sunday School teacher and was an Acteen Leader.  Wilma enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered fondly by all who knew her.

 

Wilma Smith West is survived by:

Her Husband of 64 years

Thomas West of Nathalie

Three Daughters

Debbie W. Shotwell (Robert) of South Boston

Ginger W. Owen (Dabo) of South Boston

Jane W. Reeves (James) of Wake Forest, NC

Eight Grandchildren

Kristie Stevens (Mel), Erica Grubbs (Mark), Justin Shotwell, Matthew Owen, Kyle Shotwell, Jordan Reeves, Josh Reeves, and Jacob Reeves

Five Great Grandchildren

One Sister

Betty Lou Conner of Mint Springs, VA

 

***Preceded in death by***

Siblings

Lorraine Smith Chapman and William B. Smith

 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at her home.

 

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Hunting Creek Baptist Church

4048 Hunting Creek Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hunting Creek Baptist Church

4048 Hunting Creek Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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