Nellie L. Smith

Nellie LaPradd Smith, 95 of Bedford, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Campbell Rest Home. She was born on Thursday, June 20, 1918 in Franklin Co., a daughter of the late Beverly G. LaPradd and Irene Coffman La Pradd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Luck Smith, a grandson, Frankie Smith and a granddaughter, Jackie J. Hagood and three brothers. She was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and a past member of the Women of the Moose. Surviving are her sons, Frank Allen Smith and wife, Sue of Evington, Russell William Smith, Sr. and wife, Pam of Bedford; a daughter, Marilyn Smith Holt of Forest; a brother, Junior S. LaPradd of Moneta; six grandchildren, Mary Lisa Pugh, April Parker, Margaret Davis, Melissa Witt, Russell Smith, Jr., Candace Montgomery, thirteen great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at 3 pm at Mt. Olivet Southern Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Flores and Rev. Marc Reynolds officiating. Interment followed in church cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

Funeral Home

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Bedford, VA 24523-1803
(540) 586-3304
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26, 2013