Helen Virginia Smith, 93, member of the Red Hat Society

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Helen Virginia Smith
Helen Virginia Smith

Helen Virginia Smith, 93, of Williamsburg, Va., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Smith Sr.; son, Charles S. Smith Jr.; daughter, Marilyn Brown; son-in-law, Walter Lee; and brothers and sisters, Christine Rowe, Dorothy Flanary, Ruth Broughman, Claudy Holston, James Holston, Mildred Holston and Herbert Holston.

Helen worked in retail and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed gardening.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Barbara Lee; daughter-in-law, Margaret “Tiny” Smith; grandchildren, Melissa Boring, Steven Brown, Scott Smith and Michael Smith; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg. A graveside service will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Blvd., Newport News.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 1013 Penniman Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.