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Virginia Tuck Smith / June 23, 2020

Virginia Tuck Smith of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Woodview Nursing Home. She was born May 21, 1926 in Halifax County, and was 94 years old. She was the daughter of the late Louis P. Tuck and the late Laura Miller Tuck and was married to the late Cephas Bernard Smith.

She was a member of Scottsburg Baptist Church.

Mrs. Virginia Tuck Smith is survived by one son Wayne Keith Smith and wife Nancy of Scottsburg; one daughter Melba Smith Tyler and husband Stephen of Richmond; five grandchildren, James, Jonathan, Katie, Samuel and Michael Tyler all of Richmond and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Flossie Tuck Ward and two brothers, Charnie Tuck and Louie Tuck.

A funeral was held Sunday, June 21, at 2 p.m. at Scottsburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Kermit Evans officiating. Burial followed in the Oakland Cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service in the Scottsburg Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and other times at her home.

For memorials please consider the Scottsburg Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 85, Scottsburg, VA 24589.

In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 please be aware of social distancing and respiratory coverings.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services.

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