Virginia L. "Ginny" Smith

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Virginia L. "Ginny" Smith, 91, of Thurmont, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at St. Joseph's Ministries Nursing Center in Emmitsburg.

Born June 3, 1922, in Shenandoah, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ellis L. and Mary L. Wood. She was the wife of the late George M. Shifflett and the late Robert A. Smith Sr.

She enjoyed reading her Bible and cards from friends. She liked Mother's Day with all her children, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are children George M. Shifflett Sr. and wife Jeanie, and Betty J. Graybill and husband Allen, all of Taneytown, Elizabeth A. Keefer and husband Bob, of Westminster, and Diana J. Main, of New Bern, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Pauline Hall, of Emmitsburg; and friends Shirley Norris and Doris Pointner, both of Thurmont.

She was predeceased by a son, Louis W. Shifflett; a daughter, Mary L. Shifflett Ardnt; a sister, Bernice Spurlock; and a brother, Norman Wood.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main St., Thurmont.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jeff Shaw officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph's Ministries Nursing Center, 333 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; or Mountain View Ministries, 103 Apple Church Road, Thurmont, MD 21788.

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Published in Carroll County Times on June 11, 2013