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Dorothy S. Smith / February 11, 2020

Dorothy S. Smith, age 96, of Chase City, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at Imperial Plaza, Richmond.

Mrs. Smith was born in Chase City, Dec. 3, 1923 to the late Frank, Sr. and Annie Whittle Smith. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County,, and was a faithful member of Bluestone Baptist Church in Skipwith.

Cherishing her memories are three sons, John F. (Debra) of Richmond, Marvin L. (Gerri) of Richmond, and Milton T. (Renee) of Silver Spring, Md., and Cincinnati, Ohio; five grandchildren, Frankie (Nikki), Derek, Tanya, Melanie and Meredith (David); eight great-grandchildren, Taryn, Tyler, Cydney, Chandler, J-Lyne, Alexia, Montrey and Charee; four great-great-grandchildren, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Smith; four sisters, Ruby, Marjorie, Lenora and Annie B., and her brother, Frank.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at Bluestone Baptist Church, with Rev. Lawrence T. Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing and visitation will begin on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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