YORKTOWN - Mildred H. Smith, 99, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
Mildred was a native of Wake, Va., and was a Peninsula resident for most of her life. She was a 1927 graduate of Newport News High School, and was an active member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Piney Point Garden Club. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William Curtis "Red" Smith Sr.; and a great-grandson, Robert Lee Davis.
She is survived by a son, William C. "Red" Smith Jr. and his wife, Wanda of Grafton; a daughter, Jacqueline P. Davis of Newport News; a sister, Lucy F. Powell of Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Peninsula Memorial Park with the Rev. Clara Gestwick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to York County Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23692.
Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2010.