Cordia Ann Smoot
Cordia Ann Smoot
  • October 31, 1942 - September 15, 2016
  • Front Royal, Virginia

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Cordia Ann Updike Smoot, 73, of Front Royal, Va. passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Winchester Medical Center surrounded by her family.

A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Washington Baptist Church in Washington, Va. with Reverend Phillip W. Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Masonic Cemetery in Washington, Va. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Smoot was born October 31, 1942 in Washington, Va. daughter of the late Ernest C. and Edith C. Jenkins Updike. She was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family and being outdoors in her garden. She was a member of Washington Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Johnny L. Smoot, Sr., of Broadway, Va. her daughters, Donna Sue Smoot and Jo Ann Kendall (Stephen) all of Front Royal; her sisters, Ernestine Fincham of Front Royal and Lillian Fincham of Aroda, Va.: her grandchildren, Johnny L. Smoot, Jr., Amanda N. Robinson (Matthew), Rebecca A. Kendall, Sarah L. Smoot and James B.L. LeMay; and her great-grandchildren, Madisyn N. Robinson and Matthew P. Robinson, Jr.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smoot was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey F. Smoot; her infant twin sons, Ricky L. Smoot and Dave A. Smoot; her granddaughter, Christina M. Kendall; her brother, Billy D. Updike; and her sister, Joyce Mae Updike.

Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.