Lucy Smithson

Lucy Lee Lemons Smithson, 93, of Alderson, WV, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at The Brier Nursing and Rehab in Ronceverte, WV.

Born December 11, 1924, at Sinks Grove, WV, she was the daughter of William David and Irene Hedrick Lemons.

Mrs. Smithson was a member of the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson. She retired from the Greenbrier Manor Nursing Home – Housekeeping Department and enjoyed working in the yard and tending to her flowers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buck Smithson; brother, Roy Lemons; and three sisters, Louise Lemons and Hazel Smith of Peterstown, WV, and Margaret Cook of Beaver, WV.

Survivors include a sister, Virginia Surgeon of Alderson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2018, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, WV, with the Rev. Mike Smith and Pastor Bill Bryan officiating. Burial will follow in the Fletcher Addition of the Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, WV.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, Friday, at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank The Brier staff, and many thanks to a special friend, Ethel Wilson.

Online guestbook can be signed, or condolences may be sent to the family at

Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the February 7, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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