The Downtown Holiday Tour, featuring Old Town homes, lofts and work spaces in Harrisonburg, will be held from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 15.
Lettie Stickley shows colorful exuberance when describing Grand Caverns in Grottoes, using only two words to get her point across. “Absolutely beautiful,” she boasted. “It’s absolutely beautiful here.”
Floretta V. Smith Wilt, 88, of Fulks Run, died Feb. 24, 2013, at Avante of Harrisonburg Nursing Home.
She was born July 13, 1924, in Bergton, and was a daughter of the late William Ashby and Rosa Florence Dove Smith.
She was a homemaker and retired from H.D. Lee Company in Broadway after 20 years. She was a member of the Riverside United Methodist Church, where she was the church secretary, sang in the choir, and was a member of the United Methodist Women’s group, Helping Hands.
On June 30, 1945, she married Ray Delmar Wilt, who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1978.
Surviving are sons, Terry Wilt and wife, Karen, of California, Md., and Dennis Wilt and wife, Judy, of Fulks Run; daughter, Karen Wilt Smith and husband, Blaine, of Harrisonburg; sisters, Marie Thompson of Bergton and Evelyn Ennis of Broadway; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Floyd Smith.
The Rev. Randy Kiel will conduct a funeral service 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Fulks Run. Burial will follow at the Whitmer Cemetery in Fulks Run.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverside U.M.C., 16174 Brocks Gap Road, Fulks Run, VA 22830, American Parkinson’s Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.GrandleFuneralHome.com .