August 4, 2018

Lawanna Smith

LAWANNA PEYTON SMITH, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at the Village of Riverview in Barboursville. Funeral service will be conducted at noon, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va., with Pastor Patrick Elliott officiating. Lawanna was born Jan. 13, 1928, in Boone County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Earl and Tessie Peyton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ersel Jay Smith. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Michael Smith (Duwanna); four daughters and two sons-in-law, Jayna Karr (Steve), Dreama Ward (Randy), Lisa Smith and Tawnya Collins; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas Peyton (Becky) and one sister, Oweida Pridemore. She also leaves 13 grandchildren Melissa, Stevie, Brian, Kayla, Molly, Nathan, Evan, Brad, Brendi, Brooke-Ali, Ryan, Adam and Peyton and 22 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff of Village of Riverview for their love and compassion the last months of her life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crosspoint Community Church Backpack Program or Hospice of Huntington, P.O. 464, Huntington, WV 25709. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.rollinsfh.com.

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