May 15, 2021

Mrs. Mary Virginia Bowles Smith

Mrs. Mary Virginia Bowles Smith, age 91, of Roanoke passed away Monday May 22, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.

A memorial service will be conducted Thursday May 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn Janney officiating.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home from 1:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the service.

Mrs. Smith was born February 13, 1926 in LaGrange to the late Virgil Bowles and Addie Lee Brown Bowles. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pine Mountain, GA.

Prior to her retirement she worked for Milliken Mills.

She was a loving mother and sister, who enjoyed working outdoors. She especially enjoyed planting and growing flowers. In her spare time she liked to color beautiful pictures in coloring books.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Linda Smith of Roanoke; sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Roy Moore of LaGrange; brother and sister-in-law, Terrell and Betty Bowles of Fayetteville; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit William Smith.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. I am regretful to hear about the loss of your dear loved one. How tragic, tears flow automatically when we lose a loved one due to the pain we may feel inside. Within your grieving and recovery, may Gods’ mercy surround you. John 5:28,29 tells of a resurrection; ‘A better place.’

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