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Northside Baptist Church
Tuesday July 7th, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Northside Baptist Church
Wednesday July 8th, 2020

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Maxie Gerald Smith

Maxie Gerald Smith




Maxie Gerald Smith, age 79, of 105 McDowell Street, and husband of Linda Hughes Smith, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at his home.


Born in Laurens, he the son of the late James Riley and Martha Mosley Smith. A member of Friendship Baptist Church, Maxie retired from Watts Mill and attended Northside Baptist Church. He was an avid Gamecock Fan who loved his family dearly.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Roger Smith, Mike Smith and wife Carol, Jackie Hughes and wife Shawn, all of Laurens; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Northside Baptist Church Conducted by Rev. Jackie Hughes and Rev. Ronnie Blackwell.


The family will be at the home and will receive friends at Northside Baptist Church on Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.


Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC, 29615.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.



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Pops was the best oh my I love you pops.

Kristie Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. There will be another meeting place in Heaven. Hold to the thought that he is healed, whole and happy now. And look to the day when you will see him once again. Then there will be no more sad goodbyes.

Love you,
James and Donnis Quinn
Mary Lambert

Donnis Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. May our Lord Jesus be with you and your family and comfort you as only He can do.

belemmons@prtcnet.com Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Maxie Smith

wandatollison@att.net Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Linda and sons we are so very sorry about your loss of Maxie but we know he has fought a long battle with his cancer and now he can rest with the Lord. May God be with all of you in the coming hard days ahead.

mamat2730@charter.net Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Linda, praying for you and family. Maxie was a fighter, he never gave up. Hes walking them streets of gold now.

Beth Griffin Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

linda so sorry prayers for all

jennifer rhodes Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Linda I forgot to add our names to my post from mamat2730@charter.net, but wanted to let you know how much we love you and will be praying for you,
Wayne (Red) and Edna Tollison

Wayne and Edna Tollison Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

Linda and family, Iam so sorry to hear about Maxie. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this time of need and sadness and carry you in his loving arms. Janice Banks

Janice Banks Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

What a precious gentle man! Through all his struggles, he still managed to smile! Linda Im praying for you and your family. It is so hard to let them go, but its good to know he is pain free and still smiling. Love you. Here if you need anything !

BettyAnn Spires Jul 6 2020 12:00 AM

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