On Friday, March 8, 2013, Mr. Christopher Dean Smith Sr. of DeWitt, Va., was called home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Amy Viola Harris Smith; and a mother, Linda N. Smith.

He is survived by his father, Anthony D. Smith of DeWitt; sons, Taylen Wilson, Dustin Smith and Christopher Smith Jr.; daughters, Tabitha Smith and future son-in-law, Jordan Bailey and his youngest daughter, Krystal Smith from the Tri-Cities area; a brother, Rodney Smith and sister-in-law, Shawna Smith; sister, Tosha Slone and brother-in-law, Robert Slone of DeWitt; mother-in-law, Linda Moss and Earl Mayton of Petersburg; sister-in-law, Tracey Hoffman and Belinda Allison of the Tri-Cities area; four nephews; six nieces; one great-niece; a loving fiancée, Shelley Robertson and her two children, Haynie and Gracie Robertson of McKenney, Va.; as well as many loving family members and friends.

A special message to my best friend and Bro Bob-O, meet you in the "Upper Room."

A memorial service for Mr. Christopher D. Smith will be held 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Pine Grove Baptist Church, 22218 Dabney Mill Road, Petersburg, the Rev. Rodney Jenkins, pastor.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Smith at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg. 804-732-8911,

Funeral Home

J M Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 15 to Mar. 17, 2013