Originally created 02/26/03

Mrs. Daisy Smith (MONTMORENCI, S.C.)



MONTMORENCI, S.C. - Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Lee Rankin Smith will be held Friday, February 28, 2003 at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, with The Revs Jack Cole and Ronnie Powell officiating. Interment will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Smith, 88, of Butler Road, died Tuesday, February 25, 2003 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. A life long resident of Aiken County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Paul Rankin and Sallie Whittle Rankin Blade. She was the widow of Earl Smith and was a homemaker. She was a member of Couchton Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Earlene Smith Gardner, Montmorenci; three sisters, Beaula Sturkey, Columbia, Pauline Woodward and Sallie Wise, both of Aiken; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Kelly Woodward, George Wise, Jr., Ronnie Goard, Gene Rankin, Thomas Rankin and Alvin Rankin. Memorials may be made to LSCOG, Older Americans Act Program, P.O. Box 850, Aiken, SC 29802. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m., Friday until the service at Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 26, 2003