Rev. Norman W. Smith, Sr.



Rev. Dr. Norman William Smith, Sr., 89, of Gainesville, Virginia, passed on November 6, 2017, at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia. He was born on April 9, 1928.

He was the Pastor Emeritus of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Rectortown, Virginia 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; Lorri Smith Jackson and her husband, Bruce; two sons: Norman William Smith, Jr. and his wife, Vicki; Timothy Thompson Smith and his wife, Memo; one sister, Marva Mills; one brother, Rev. Roland W. Smith, Sr. and his wife, Geraldine; a sister-in-law, Yvonne Smith; 13 granddaughters, 11 great grandchildren and three grandsons-in-law.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 4 pm to 9 pm at Mt. Olive Baptist Church-Rectortown, 2932 Atoka Road, Marshall, Virginia 20140. A second visitation will be held on Wednesday November 15, 2017 from 11 am until 12 pm with funeral services starting at 12 Noon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church-Centreville, 6600 Old Centreville Road, Centreville, Virginia, 20121. Rev. Jesse Jones, Jr. will officiate and Pastor Rodney L. Smith, Sr. will deliver the eulogy.

Interment will be in Pleasant Valley Memorial Park, Annandale, Virginia.