Emily Watkins Chewning, wife of "Capt" John Smith, MFH, passed away at home with her family on January 25, 2016. She was born on February 7, 1945 to the late Charles Carpenter Chewning and Virginia Davenport Chewning. She is survived by her mother, Virginia Davenport Chewning; her husband, John William Smith; her sons and step-daughter, Clifford Bridges Fleet III, David Rutherfoord Fleet, Charles O’Bryan Fleet and Cameron Smith Toms; her brothers, Charles Carpenter Chewning Jr, Lee Davenport Chewning, and David Wingfield Chewning; and her beloved grandchildren Callie Grace Fleet, Cabell Macgill Fleet, Carlos Taylor Ysip Fleet, Ysabel Maria Ysip Fleet, Joaquin Baker Ysip Fleet, Rafael Tomas Ysip Fleet, Alexander Parker Fleet and Andrew Hayden Fleet.
A private interment service will be held for her family. Friends of Emily who would like to honor her are invited to a memorial reception to be held at the Commonwealth Club in Richmond, VA on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 12pm.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made in her name to St Anne’s Belfield School, 2132 Ivy Road, Charlottesville VA 22903.
We will miss you Spike!!!