Vivian E. Smith

Published 1:42 pm Friday, February 26, 2016

Vivian E. Smith, 92, of Tryon passed away on Feb. 26, 2016. She was a retired lieutenant commander of the US Navy Nurse Corps.

She is survived by a brother, Carl Smith of Tryon, and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a brother, Roy W. Smith, and four sisters, Mildred M. Smith, Margaret Culbreth, Anne Carter and Kathryne Dula.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 at Petty Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at Petty Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Allen McKinney and Chaplain Justin Nelson.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

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Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, NC 28722 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory
Landrum, S.C.