Mrs. Clara Mae Pilson Smart, age 96 of Stuart, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022, at SOVAH Health of Martinsville. She was born in Patrick County on August 14, 1925, to the late Dallas Valentine Pilson and Alpha Morrison Pilson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Washington Smart; one sister, Wilma Foley; and six brothers, E.V., Roy, Ralph, Eugene, Wayne, and Alfred Pilson. Mrs. Smart enjoyed quilting and cooking. She was a longtime member of Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Surviving is a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Durand Hines of Patrick Springs; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Cathy Smart of Patrick Springs, Billy and Robyn Smart of Martinsville; five grandchildren, Brian Hines, Jessica Hines, Brandon Hines, Lindsay Alley and husband, Brian, Jared Smart and wife, Brittany; and one great-grandchild, Reveley Alley.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Kenneth Terry officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church c/o Naomi Pilson, 202 Bob Kat Lane, Stuart, VA 24171. Online condolences may be sent to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
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