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Virgie Smith, 82, of Lenoir NC passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at her residence. Born in Yancey County she was a daughter of the late Ed Gurley and Josephine Gouge Gurley. She was preceded in death by her husband; Cloyde Smith, sons; Tommy Smith and Rex Smith and sister; Ardith Redman. Mrs. Smith worked for Caldwell Memorial Hospital for 25 years.
She is survived by her daughters; Judy Buchanan and husband David of Spruce Pine, Ruby Barlow and husband Edgar of Lenoir, Ruth McKinney and husband Terry of Marion, Gail Patterson and husband Rick of Denver, NC, Vicki Sanders and husband Garry of Lenoir, Jennie Payne of Lenoir, sons; Renn Smith and wife Katie of Lenoir, Buddy Smith also of Lenoir, brother; Thomas Gurley and wife Irene of Newton, twenty-three grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be conducted at 3:00 pm Friday, July 8, 2011 in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel with Rev. Brad Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in the Berry Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel.
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