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Monday December 30th, 2019
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Tuesday December 31st, 2019

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Virginia Perry Smith

Virginia (Jenny) Perry Smith, 77, of Suffolk, Virginia, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Jenny was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel N. Perry and Garland Jones Perry; brother, Seth Earl Perry; Aunt Mary Wagner Jones.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  Her career spanned the insurance, bookkeeping and real estate business.  She was a member of Suffolk Christian Church and active in many church activities, including financial secretary for many years.  Her hobbies included cooking, baking, sewing, working in her yard, spending time at the beach and helping others.  She will be missed by friends, family and all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, C. Aubrey Smith; daughters Debby Serena and Pixie Russell, husband Doug; grandsons Will Russell, wife Sarah and Jack Russell; great granddaughter Nancy Gray Russell; brother Samuel N. Perry; sister Suzy Chandler; extended family and many nieces and nephews.   

A funeral service will be held at Suffolk Christian Church on December 31, 2019 at 11 AM, with a reception to follow at the church. Burial will be private in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on December 30, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk VA 23434. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com

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Aubrey and family, I am sorry to hear of Jenny's death. My thoughts are with all of you. Love, Sara Carter

Sara Carter May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Aubrey and family, I am sorry to hear of Jenny's death. My thoughts are with all of you. Love, Sara Carter

Sara Carter May 13 2021 12:00 AM

We send our sincere sympathy to the members of Jennys family. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Brenda and Doug Kincaid May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Aubrey, Pixie, and Debbie, I was saddened by Jenny passing away. My sincerest condolences to you and the entire family.

Thomas Moore May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Aubrey, Suzy and Pete, My heart is heavy at the loss of Jenny. However, many happy childhood memories will remain. My condolences to you and all the family.

Nancy Eley Zeiders May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Aubrey, Debby, Pixie, and family, I was so sorry to hear of Jenny's passing today and wish I could be there tonight to hug you all. Please know I hold dear many fond memories and respect for such a dynamic lady! God Bless each of you XOXOXOXOXOXO Susan and Mike Griffin

Susan Griffin May 13 2021 12:00 AM

I'm sorry, Aubrey.

Pam Eure Geiss May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Aubrey, So sorry for your loss. May it help you to know that our thoughts, prayers, and sincere sympathy are with you at this difficult time.

James & Sylvia Davenport May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Aubrey, and Family, On behalf of the City Treasurer's Office, I want to extend to you all our sincerest sympathy on the loss of Jenny. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Sincerely, Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Office Staff

Ronald H. Williams May 13 2021 12:00 AM