A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Frances Lee Smith, departed this earth for her heavenly home at 1:20 AM on Friday, February 23, 2018.
Frances was born in 1927, the second oldest of nine children of Terry and Cecil Whittaker. She passed away in the comfort of her home, which is where she lived for 58 years, and where she always wanted to be.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Smith, a daughter, Janie Plumley, and a grandson, Joey Smith.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Smith and wife Polly, a daughter Donna Chamberlain and husband, Kennith, and a son, Jimmy Smith. Grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.
Frances will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and homemaker, and also for her kindness and generosity. She enjoyed more than anything spending time with her family.
A visitation will be held at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 11AM until the service time at noon. Pastor Roger Pauley will be officiating the service. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801, in memory of Frances Smith. Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on February 24, 2018