Virginia B. Smith, 90

August 25, 2010

FEB. 19, 1920-AUG. 24, 2010

SMITHSBURG - Virginia B. Smith, 90, of Crystal Falls Drive, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Julia Manor Healthcare of Hagerstown, Md.

Born Feb. 19, 1920, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Elmer S. Leather Sr. and Sadie G. (Pound) Leather.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer E. Smith, May 22, 1977.

She was a homemaker, baby sitter, loving mother and loving grandmother.

She was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Cavetown, Md., where she belonged to the Friendship Class and Women's Guild.


She is survived by one son, Joseph R. Smith and wife, Carolyn, of Smithsburg; two daughters, Donna M. Harvey and husband, Bud, and Susan E. Blake and husband, Buddy, all of Smithsburg; one sister, Edna Peterson of Fayetteville, Pa.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Smith and Sarah Peterson; two brothers, Harold Leather and Elmer Leather Jr.; one infant sister, Helen Leather; and one infant brother, George Leather.

Services will be Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Cavetown with Pastor Carol D. Hallman officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Reformed United Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 100, Cavetown, MD 21720.

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