Holly Anne Smedley(1988-2014)

Holly Anne Smedley, 25, of Front Royal died Sunday, January 26, 2014, in the Winchester Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Riverton United Methodist Church conducted by The Rev. Mike Derflinger and Pastor Butch Hammond. Burial will follow at Panorama Memorial Gardens.

Holly was born May 24, 1988, in Winchester, daughter of Leonard Wayne and Cheryl Lee Minnick Smedley of Strasburg.

Surviving with her parents are her sister Whitney Allyn Smedley of Strasburg; her maternal grandparents Burton and Donna Sours of Toms Brook and Theodore and Betsy Minnick of Front Royal; an uncle Dr. Luther G. Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio; an aunt and uncle Missi and Kahle Magalis of Front Royal; three cousins Brooke Magalis, Robin Magalis, and Kerry Lane Magalis, III all of Front Royal and many other cousins; and Godmother Maria Bolton; her second family April and Tracey Thompson and Miranda and Jeremy Sowers of Front Royal; and Holly's dog Miah Renae.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Leonard and Kathleen Smedley and her maternal grandfather Robert Miller Jett.

Pallbearers will be Steven Anderson, Zach Burke, Bobby Compton, Kahle Magalis, Leonard Wayne Smedley, and Tracey Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kayla Creekmur, Shelby Crutchley, Tiffany Groves, Kristy Hessom, Amanda Kerns, John Norris, Jessica Patton, Amber Sloat, Nikki Smith, Brooke Spindle, Donna Spindle, Greg Strickland, and April Thompson.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Riverton United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolence Fund at Riverton United Methodist Church, 55 E. Strasburg Rd., Front Royal, VA 22630 or to , Winchester Office, 2654 Valley Ave., Ste B, Winchester, VA 22601.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Jan. 28, 2014