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Mrs. Doris Smith, 87, of Beckley died Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Born April 12, 1930 in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Edna Washington.

She was employed by Singer Sewing Center as Fabric Manager and was a charter member of Welcome Baptist Church, where she served faithfully as an Usher.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Smith; daughter, Deion Smith Baker; and sisters, Delilah Bandy and Bertha Prewitt.

Those left to cherish precious memories are her sons, Reginald and Keith Smith, both of Beckley; grandchildren, LaShawn Smith, Jonathan Smith, Kim Baker, Leslie Baker, Ashley Persinger, William Smith and E. B. and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral service will be 11:00AM Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Welcome Baptist Church, 206 Eighth Street, Beckley with Rev. Walter Leach and Bishop David Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Published on December 24, 2017
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