Ronceverte-Ida Laura Smothers, 95, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at Stonerise of Lewisburg.
Born Feb. 23, 1927. at Williamson, WV. she was a daughter of the late Mikel Bright McMillion and Madeline Dillion McMillion.
She was a member of Ronceverte Presbyterian Church, was a member of the local breast cancer support group and was a 20+ year volunteer at Shenandoah Manor, later The Brier.
She and her husband, Otis owned and operated Smothers Grocery in Ronceverte for many years.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Alice McCutcheon and a brother, Lawrence McMillion.
Surviving are sons, Alan Smothers of Ronceverte and Gary Smothers of Tuscaloosa, AL; grandchildren, Mandy Hughes of Huntsville, AL, Michael Smothers of Dunn, NC, and Laura Snyder of Shady Springs, WV; step-grandson, Lucas Jones of IL; great-grandchildren, Sarah Hughes of Washington, DC, Hannah Hughes of Tuscaloosa, AL, and Chloe and Joshua Smothers both of Dunn, NC; sisters, Edith Stamm of Albuquerque, NM, Doris Young of Pensacola, FL, and Grace Flowers of Clinton, MD; brothers, Jr. McMillion of Clifton Forge, VA, James McMillion of Salem, AL and Harold McMillion of Pickaway, WV.
There was a graveside service on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Riverview Cemetery in Ronceverte where Pastor Stephen Baldwin officiated.
The family requests in lieu of flowers to make a donation in memory of Laura to the charity of your choice.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com
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