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 Sarah <I>Stephens</I> Smith

Sarah Stephens Smith

Birth
Moore, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 12 Oct 2005 (aged 95)
Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia, USA
Plot Lane 5 West; Section 5A, Block D, Lot 4 (5A D 4 5th West)
Memorial ID 100090051 · View Source
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Sarah Stephens Smith, 95, died October 12, 2005, at Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Center. Funeral services were held on October 15, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Laurens, Dr. Bev T. Kennedy Jr., Dr. Russell Dean and Dr. Bob Deaton officiating. The Kennedy Mortuary of Laurens was in charge of final arrangements.

Sarah was born in Moore, South Carolinia, to the late James Robert and Una Huskey Stephens. She was a graduate of Asheville Women's College and Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; she was a retired teacher and was an active member of Baptist churches in Georgia and South Carolina.

Mrs. Smith was the widow of the late Charles Owen Smith, Sr. She was predeceased by two sons, Jack C. Smith Sr. and Charles O. Smith Jr.; two brothers, Albert and James Stephens; three sisters, Alma S. Hudson, Ruth S. Workman, and Madge S. Wofford; and a grandchild, Jebb M. Smith.

Surviving family members included a daughter-in-law, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Smith was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

From obituary published in The Greenville News, October 14, 2005, and added to memorial at place of burial (Sarah Stephens Smith.)
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As of November 2014 this plot (5A D 4 5th West) held seven graves:
1. Jack Cutts Smith (1923-2004),
2. Jebb McArthur Smith (1956-1983),
3. Sherrod Smith (1930-1930),
4. Esther Cutts Smith (1894-1964),
5. Charles Owen Smith (1895-1969),
6. Sarah Stephens Smith (1910-2005), and,
7. Charles Owen Smith, Jr (1921-1995).

A nearby plot (5A B 10 5th West) held other "Smith" graves:

Information re: plot came from 2006
survey coordinated by the Morning
Glory Garden Club of Moultrie
mccls.org/Genealogy/Cemeteries/


Inscription


In Memory Of
Sarah Stephens
Wife Of
Charles Owen Smith
July 9, 1910 -
Interred Switzer
Baptist Church Cemetery
Moore, S. C.

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  • Created by: Ellen Hamby
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100090051
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Stephens Smith (9 Jul 1910–12 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100090051, citing Westview Cemetery, Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen Hamby (contributor 47535781) .