Frances Helen Smith (1928 - 2014)


Frances Helen Smith, 85, of Galax, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in the Waddell Nursing Home.
She was born in Grayson County on Nov. 20, 1928, to Rennie Franklin and Emma Clare Funk Carico.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Porter Alex Smith.
Survivors include her brothers and sister-in-law, Wayne and Evelyn Carico and Leamon Carico, all of Galax; several nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law and husband, Mozelle Wonderly, Virginia Carr and Edna and R.L. Todd.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Crab Creek Cemetery with Mark Valentine officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from noon until 1:30 p.m. at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from May 2 to May 4, 2014