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Doris Martin Smith

Doris Ruth Martin Smith, 87, of 2140 Leaphart Rd. and widow of the Rev. Vernon Smith went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Union, she was a daughter of the late Tallie and Bessie R. Martin. Mrs. Smith retired from Belk Department Store in Laurens and was a member of Columbia First Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Smith was a devoted pastor's wife who was actively involved in all phases of church life and was devoted to her prayer and card ministry. Surviving are her daughter, Peggy Ann Smith of West Columbia, a sister, Sallie Cogdell of Landrum, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Vernon Larry Smith, a brother, James Martin, and a sister, Beatrice Ketterman. Graveside services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Forest Lawn Cemetery conducted by Rev. Paul Johnson and Dr. Eddie Estep. A memorial service will be held 6:30 pm, Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Columbia First Church of the Nazarene. The family will receive friends at the church from 5:30 to 6:30 prior to the memorial service. Memorials may be made to Columbia First Church of the Nazarene, 901 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC 29210. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Doris Martin Smith please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Cemetery
765 East Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360

Service

DEC 16. 3:00 PM (EST)

Forest Lawn Cemetery

765 East Main Street

Laurens, SC, 29360


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Peggy,I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. May your best memories of her help you through this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.Linda Adams Henderson

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