Danna Smith

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POINT PLEASANT — Danna D. Smith, 86, of Point Pleasant, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at home.

She was born Aug. 29, 1927, in Lenore, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Deskins and Maude (Bess) Deskins.

Danna was a member of Main Street Baptist Church and Point Pleasant Women's Club. She was also a former beautician in Point Pleasant for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray K. Smith; one sister, Sibyl Evans; brother Dennison Deskins; and one infant brother.

Danna is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Glenn Long, of Point Pleasant, and Shelia and Don Wiggins, of Richmond, Va.; one brother and sister-in-law, Gay and Pricilla Deskins, of Scott Depot; four grandchildren, Staci and Gary Newsome, of Richmond, Ind., Sheri and Craig Warner, of Nitro, Rachelle and David Blue, of Bumpass, Va., and Matt and Jennifer Wiggins, of Richmond, Va.; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with the Rev. Jim Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Trace Fork Cemetery, Rt. 34 South, Culloden, W.Va. Visitation was 7-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

The family would like to express their thanks to special caregiver Vickie Pearson for her care and love over the last four months.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the of West Virginia, 1601 Second Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387.

Online condolences may be made at

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Wilcoxen Funeral Home
2226 Jackson Ave Point Pleasant, WV 25550
(304) 675-4384
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Published in Point Pleasant Register from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2014
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