Grace Vernette Smith

Funeral service for Grace Vernette Smith, age 83, of Roanoke, will be held at

2:00 pm on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Paul Sheppard and Sis. Denise White officiating.  Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 23rd.

Mrs. Smith passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, at her home.

Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda Smith Nunnally of Roanoke; two sons, Johnny Dudley Smith (Ann) of Roanoke and Ronnie Smith (Sharon) of Roanoke; two sisters, Linda Thomas and Norma Farrar, both of Roanoke; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Nunnally, Michael Nunnally, Timothy Nunnally, Matthew Nunnally, Lee Cameron and Jordan Cameron.

A Randolph County resident for most of her life, Mrs. Smith was born August 13, 1938, in LaGrange, Georgia, the daughter of James Barner and Artie Lou Brown Fincher.  She was a member of Handley Avenue Church of God and had been employed as an inspector with Handley Mills.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Dudley Smith; two sisters, Voncile Cummings and Barbara Blackmon; a brother, Donnie Fincher; and a grandchild, Tennille Smith.