Rev. Dr. Norman William Smith Sr., 89, of Gainesville, passed away November 6, 2017, at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church.
He was born on April 9, 1928.
He was the Pastor Emeritus of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Rectortown, where he pastored for more than 50 years.
Rev. Smith is survived by his wife, Grace Thompson Smith; three daughters: Faithe Smith, Leah Smith Jackson and Lorri Smith Jackson and her husband Bruce; two sons, Norman William Smith Jr. and his wife Vicki and Timothy Thompson Smith and his wife Memo; a sister, Marva Mills; a brother, Rev. Roland W. Smith Sr. and his wife Geraldine; a sister-in-law, Yvonne Smith; 13 granddaughters; 11 great grandchildren, and three great grandsons-in-law.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church-Rectortown, 2932 Atoka Road, Marshall. A second visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday November 15, when the funeral will begin at Mt. Olive Baptist Church-Centreville, 6600 Old Centreville Road, Centreville. Rev. Jesse Jones, Jr. will officiate and Pastor Rodney L. Smith Sr. will deliver the eulogy.
Interment will take place at Pleasant Valley Memorial Park in Annandale.
Online condolences may be offered at www.joynesfuneralhome.com