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Mrs. Mary Louise Smith, of 2100 Cloverdale Ave., Hopewell, Va., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at John Randolph Medical Center.

Mary was a member of Powell Creek Baptist Church, Prince George. She retired with over 30 years of service from Hopewell Housing Redevelopment Authority.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Alease Jones; two sisters, Sarah and Betty Jones.

Mrs. Mary Smith leaves to cherish her memories: husband, William Smith of Hopewell; children, Raymont Tasco (Lee), Candy Smith and Reginald Smith, all of Hopewell; sisters, Mary Jones Peterson, Christine Jones and Rosa Bassette of Hopewell; brother, Herman Jones (Almetra) of Hopewell; aunts, Gracie Pope, Lossie Williams, Minnie Jones and Mary Peterson (Henry); uncles, Ulysesses Blanding (Rosa), Leroy Blanding (Cora) and George Blanding; grandchild, Keshauna Massengburg; one great-grandchild; 50 godchildren, to include Willie Bright Jr. and Dymiracle Stokes; host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, to include devoted Dora Draper, Catherine Jones "Kattie" and Westmore Jones "Stumpy."

The family will assemble 10:15 a.m. at the residence on the day of service. A wake will be held 6-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at the Turner-Bland Chapel. The family may contact the daughter, Candy Smith, at 804-919-3209

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the chapel of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, 1500 Arlington Road, Hopewell. The Rev. Thomas L. Blanding will officiate. The interment will follow at the Jones Family Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, Hopewell. For more information or to leave a condolence, visit
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Published in The Progress-Index from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2014
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