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Monroe King Smith

SoVaNow.com / May 31, 2018

Monroe King Smith, 78, of South Boston, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on April 8, 1940, son of the late Billy Smith and Eva Forlines Smith. He was a member of Cherry Hill United Methodist Church and enjoyed farming and hunting, as long as his health allowed. He was employed and retired from the Virginia Department of Corrections, Camp 23 with 23 years of service.

Mr. Smith is survived by one daughter, Sandra Conner and husband Mitch of South Boston; one son, Travis Wayne Smith and wife Angel of Cluster Springs; three grandchildren, Ceciley Thomason and husband Shane of Virgilina, Matthew Conner and wife Rebecca of South Boston and Dustin Meadors of Cluster Springs; five great-grandchildren, Jaynie Newton, Colbie Newton, Ty Newton, Chase Thomason and Matthew Thomason; and two stepchildren, Deborah Buser and husband Bill of Alaska and Cecil Alders of Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Hudson Smith, one grandchild, Andrew Smith and one brother, Malcolm Smith.

A funeral will be held Saturday, June 2, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Patricia Neilson officiating. Burial will follow in Cherry Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home, 1038 Four Oaks Road, South Boston.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home, Powell Cremation Services.

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