Elizabeth "Virgie" Smith was born on November 20, 1936, to the late Chauncey Dovell Davis and Rosa Jane Davis. Virgie died on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her home in Barboursville, Va., where she was surrounded by her family. She was educated at George Washington Carver High School. She joined Bethany Baptist Church at an early age and was an active and faithful member until the time of her death. She also served as a deaconess for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Smith; her oldest daughter, Odessa Rosa Smith; brother, Chauncey "Pete" Davis; and sister, Beauford Hawkins. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Miranda Smith of Barboursville, Va., Ozella Smith and long time companion, Marvin Chambers, of Charlottesville, Va.; three sons, Ira Smith and wife, Stacey, of Madison, Va., O'Donahue "Donnie" Smith and wife, Angie, of Barboursville, Va., and Mark Smith and wife, Tawuan, of Barboursville, Va.; twelve grandchildren that she loved dearly, Quinton and wife, Justlan, Juwuhn, Jerrod and wife, Lora, Ira Jr., Jasmine, Alexis, Markiana, Isiah, Tre'von, Jessica, Mackenzie, Jadira; and one great-grandson, Quinton Jr. She also leaves to cherish her memory a sister, Katherine Ann Carey; honorary son, Perry Quarles; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Bethany Baptist Church in Ruckersville with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Pastor Stanley Holmes will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is handling arrangements.

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