OBITUARY

Mildred Pickurel Pickurel Smith

September 12, 1938April 9, 2017
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Mildred L. Smith, 78, of Ridgeway, passed away on April 9, 2017 at Blue Ridge Rehab Center with her family surrounding her. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1938 in Martinsville, VA to Sam Pickurel and Lillie Emmerson Pickurel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James “Homie” Smith and her daughter Kimberly Hawks.

Mrs. Smith worked alongside her husband, who owned and operated Smith Veneer Company for several years prior to forming the Smith Banding Company.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Jimmy Hughes of Ridgeway; two grandsons and their spouses, Adam and Amber Hughes and Zachary and Christy Hawks; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Gray and her husband, David; three brothers, Lloyd Pickurel and wife, Margie, Buren Pickurel and Sammy Pickurel.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home, 109 Broad Street, Martinsville. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the funeral home with her Grandson, Reverend Adam Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Ridgeway.

The family requests memorials be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 730 E. Church Street, #13, Martinsville VA 24112

Arrangements are by Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA.

To express condolences online, please visit www.collinsmckeestonemartinsville.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Sandra Fulcher

April 11, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Tim and I will keep you in our prayers.

Jessica and Travis and Kylee Compton

April 11, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet woman, always loving and welcoming. I'm sure she's dancing now though.

April 11, 2017

Our condolences and prayers go out to the family of Mildred Smith. Denise and Jimmy have had more than their share of grief in such a short time. We can only share the knowledge that our Lord and Savior continues to walk with us as we go through the grief of our loved one no longer being here with us knowing someday, through the grace and love of our Lord, we'll be together again. God be with you and your family.
Link & Jane Thomas

Matilda Pitzer

April 11, 2017

Sorry for your loss Adam.Will be praying for you and your family during the loss of your grandmother.

Kerry Moore Bullins

April 11, 2017

I have some wonderful memories of you and Uncle Homie growing up, those I will cherish! I never allowed anyone but you call me Curry, lol, just another cherished thing, God received a most sweet Angel... Love and prayers...

Darcel Barnes

April 10, 2017

God Bless you all, so sorry for your lost. She was one sweet and caring lady!!!

Deanna Puckett

April 10, 2017

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
May God be with you and your family as you go through this difficult time.















So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers..
May God be with you and your family as you go through this difficult time.

Love!
Glenn and Deanna

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