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Hilda Smith McCoy

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Date published: 7/12/2014

Hilda Smith McCoy

Hilda Byrd Smith "Byrdie" McCoy, 74, of Wytheville passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the daughter of the late Edward Hunter and Margaret Butler Smith. She was a member of Wytheville Presbyterian Church and was an active volunteer in many nonprofit organizations. Byrdie loved her family and many friends.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert G. (Bob) McCoy of Wytheville; sons Robert G. (Mac) McCoy and wife Novessa of Jonesville and James Hunter McCoy and wife Kat of Wytheville; grandchildren Jacob and A.J.; stepgrandchildren Summer Hines and Brady Redwine; sisters Margaret (Peggy) Savedge and Linda Wray Barton and husband Clarence; brother Roderick H. Smith and wife Barbara; and her special friend who was like a daughter, Beth Milam.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Wytheville Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will follow at 4 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Brad Simpson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Virginia, 600 W. Ridge Road, Wytheville, VA 24382.

Grubb Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.