Former Campbell Co. Officer Remembered

Campbell Co., VA - The Campbell County law enforcement community is mourning the loss of a longtime officer.

Phyllis Smith passed away on Friday.

According to her obituary, Smith died after a long battle with cancer.

The sheriff says she spent more than three decades in law enforcement, first as a Campbell County Deputy, then as a Sergeant with the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

Sheriff Hutcherson says she was the 'mother hen of the jail.'

A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Baptist Church.