Virginia Dellinger Smith, age 77, of the Ingalls Community of Avery County died Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
A native of Avery County, she was the daughter of the late Linney Edward and Ada McKinney Dellinger and wife of the late Sam Smith, II. She was a member of the Henson Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Sam Smith, III; brothers, Delmar, Clarence, and Homer Dellinger and a sister, Marcella Forbes.
Survivors include a brother, Ivor Dellinger and wife Polly of the Ingalls Community; and Cecil Dellinger and wife Sandra also of the Ingalls Community, two sisters, Thelma Holland of the Ingalls Community and Clarice Presnell of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the Whites Memorial Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Whites Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour at the church. The family will be meeting at the home of Thelma Holland on US Hwy. 19E until Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Smith family.