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Jean (Childers) Smith

November 9, 1938 ~ November 2, 2021 (age 82)


Velma Jean (Childers) Smith, age 82 of Upper Tract, WV passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at E. A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation in Baker, WV.

Velma was born on November 9, 1938 in Dadeville, AL and was the daughter of the late James Robert Childers and Maggie (Sims) Childers.  In addition to her parents, Velma was preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah D. McGaha and two brothers, Luther J. Childers and Floyd “Pete” Childers.

Velma is survived by her husband, James Leo Smith, three daughters, Sherril J. (Karey)  Thompson of Notasulga, AL., Diana  Smith of Douglasville, GA and  Donna (Darren) Stallard of Zephyrhills,  FL.;  one  granddaughter,  Kristina Childs; one great  granddaughter, Kynleigh Jean Childs;  three brothers,  James R.  (Linda) Childers, Jr.  of Hubert, NC, Grover Childers of  Tallassee, AL and Mitchell (Ann) Childers of Notasulga, AL.   

Velma retired from Krystal Company Douglasville, GA. She was a member of South  Branch Ruritan Club in Upper Tract, WV .

There will be a Celebration of Life Service in Notasulga, AL at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to South Branch Ruritan Club, 784 Jake Hill Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866.

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