Dinese Elizabeth Smith

Published 10:51 am Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Ms. Dinese Elizabeth Smith, 65, of Drakes Branch, VA entered eternal rest on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at VCU/MCV Hospitals, Richmond, VA.

Ms. Smith was born in Mecklenburg County, VA November 27, 1952 to the late Wesley and Thelma McPleasant Wilson. She attended the schools of Charlotte County, VA and was a member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Red Oak, VA where she sang in the choir. Ms. Smith was a former seamstress at Service Solutions.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Smith was preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie Wilson.

Cherishing her memories are one son, Miles Smith (Shelyne); three daughters, Carol Wilson (Lavert), Monica Smith (Lamont) and Levern Smith; her niece she raised as her daughter, Pamela Couch; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Diane Evans, Joyce Wilson, Clara Wilson, Alice Simmons (Sylvester), Phyllis Parham, Patricia Wilson and Betty Lindsey (James); four brothers, Wade Wilson, Joe McPleasant, Robert McPleasant and Allen Wilson; six aunts, Mary Toombs, Margie Royster, Alice Brogdon, Barbara Staten (James), Ruth Dailey, Betty Mosley; a very devoted friend, John ”Frankie” Hicks, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Funeral services for Ms. Dinese Elizabeth Smith will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday, September 28, at Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Red Oak, VA with the Rev. James Lindsey officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City VA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.harrisfhc.com.