Smith, Rita Anne

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Rita Anne Smith, age 66, of Salem died Sunday, October 6, 2013, at her home. She was born in Christiansburg, VA on July 20, 1947 to the late Taff and Virgie McCoy Morris. She was preceded in death by a sister, Zana Whitaker, and a brother, Willard “Wig” Morris.

She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Smith, of Salem, God child, Veronda Zaga and husband, Raoul, of Salem, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy and Joel Hart, of McCoy, Mary Ellen and Richard Graham, of McCoy, two brothers and sisters-in-law, W. Howard Morris, of Williamsburg, Ronnie A. and Christine Morris, of Roanoke, Marie Morris, of Blacksburg, numerous nieces and nephews, and close friends, Billy and Betty Wells, of Elliston.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ben Whitaker officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 pm Monday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg.