Susan Darlene Whitcher, 62, of Smithfield, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Abrham Frederick Austin and Barbara Pearl Cornelius Austin. She is survived by her husband, Todd Whitcher; daughter, Stephanie Connelly; son, Joseph Connelly; stepson, Chad Whitcher; stepdaughter, Sharlie Whitcher; grandchildren, Anthony (Kayla), Alison, Chase, Foster (Margaret); niece, Nicki Johnson (Donald, Jr.) and their children, Taylor, Jordan, Gracie and Trey; nephew, Stephen Austin (Patricia) and their children, Bridget, Bentley and Bianca; sister in law, Linda Austin and Nancy Wheatherly (Loren); brother in laws, Ted Whitcher (Cindy) and Tim Whitcher (Janice); and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Edward Austin. Susan was the owner Sparkle & Shine Housekeeping, she loved animals and was a very caring person who would do anything for anyone. Christmas was her favorite holiday, she loved hosting her family and celebrating together at her home. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation to the American Cancer Society, c/o Pam Jordan, 18214 Farmview Ln, Windsor, VA 23487. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.