Mrs. Virginia Phillips Smith, 89, of Haw River, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Alamance Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.
A native of Alamance County, she was wife of the late Hubert L. “Shorty” Smith and daughter of the late Rufus B. Phillips and Dallie Boggs Phillips. Mrs. Smith was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and the Good Samaritan Sunday School Class.
Surviving are a daughter, Janie Lee Page (Mike) of Swepsonville and a son Timothy Mark Smith (Kristi) of Haw River; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grand; and her grand-dog Pebbles. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Bean and son-in-law, Bob Bean; a son, Bobby Smith; 3 sisters; and 3 brothers.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 26, at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Benjamin Wolf officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6-8 PM, Monday evening at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham and other times at the residence of the daughter, Janie, 2717 Thompson Lane, Graham, NC 27253.
Memorials may be made to the Salem Memorial Association, c/o Salem UMC, 4924 Salem Church Rd., Haw River, NC 27258.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at ARMC for their care and compassion for Mrs. Smith.
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