Ida Virginia Victory


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1. George Walter Smith

Ida Virginia Victory 2

  • Born: 13 Jun 1919, , , TN 2
  • Marriage (1): George Walter Smith on 20 Nov 1937 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA 1
  • Died: 20 Jun 2006, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA at age 87 2
  • Buried: 22 Jun 2006, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: GML7-7J5.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Daily News-Journal: Miss Virginia Victory Bride of G. W. Smith, 24 Nov 1937, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA. 3 MISS VIRGINIA VICTORY BRIDE OF G. W. SMITH
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Victory of this city announce the marriage of their daughter, Virginia, to G. W. Smith, also of this city, the ceremony having taken place November 20 at the home of the Rev. M. M. Ayers, pastor of Westvue Baptist church, on Battle avenue. The bride wore a sports dress of blue wool, blue accessories and chrysanthemums in a shoulder bouquet. The only attendants were the bride's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Travis. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will make their home In Buena Vista, Virginia, where he Is employed.

2. Residence: in Dec 1937 in Buena Vista, Buena Vista (city), VA, USA.

3. Census in 1940 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA. 4 The 1940 census recorded at 125 Kings Highway: George W. Smith, carpenter for building contractor, 27, living with wife Virginia, 20. They were born in Tennessee and lived in the same place in 1935.

4. Residence: on 16 Oct 1940 in Memphis, Shelby, TN. 5

5. Census in 1950 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA. 6 The 1950 census recorded George W. Smith, engineer at cheese plant, 38, living with wife Virginia, 30; daughter Carolyn, 9; and son Charles, 7. Everyone was born in Tennessee.

6. Obituary: The Leaf-Chronicle: obituary of Virginia Victory Smith on 21 Jun 2006 in Clarksville, Montgomery, TN, USA. 7 Virginia Victory Smith, 87, Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, in Murfreesboro. The funeral will be held at 330 pm Thursday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Brother Jim Fraley officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm today and from 2 pm until service time of the service Thursday at the funeral home. Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, is in charge of arrangements. She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, enjoyed bowling, her senior citizen friends and world travel. She is survived by a son, Charles W. Smith, Clarksville; daughters, Carolyn Smith (Larry) Payne, Murfreesboro, Connie Smith (Henry) Van Dyke, Greer, S.C., Cathy (Joel) Smith-Guinn, Nashville; brother, Tom Victory, Virginia; six grandchildren, Bret Smith, Stacy Smith Segovia, Jessica Gallman, Emily Watrous, Laura Nedd, Jolie Guinn; great grandchildren, Connor Wheatley, Josh Gall-man, Georgia and Elvis Smith, Lauren and Ashley Watrous and Hunter Nedd. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Smith, who died in 1990 and, brothers and sisters, James F. Victory, J.W. "Red" Victory, Clifford E. Victory and Gilbert L. Victory, Cornelia Travis and Annie Bell Hi-rama. Family and friends will be pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the St. Clair Senior Citizens Center or Temple Baptist Church.

Ida married George Walter Smith on 20 Nov 1937 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA.1 (George Walter Smith was born on 29 Jul 1912 in Franklin, Williamson, TN, USA,5 8 died on 1 Sep 1990 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA 8 and was buried in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, TN, USA 8.)


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 7 Nov 2022), entry for Ida Virginia Victory, person ID GML7-7J5.

2 Find A Grave,

3 "The Daily News-Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)," 24 Nov 1937, page 4. Victory-Smith Wedding.

4 1940 United States Census,

5, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 ( Operations, Inc.), George Walter Smith, b. 29 Jul 1912 Franklin, TN.

6 "1950 United States Census,"

7 "The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, TN)," 21 Jun 2006, page 10. Obituary of Virginia Victory Smith.

8 Find A Grave,

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