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Funeral Service

Rabun Creek Baptist Church
Sunday December 13th, 2020

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Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Sunday December 13th, 2020

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Sybil Babb Smith




Sybil Babb Smith




 Mrs. Sybil Babb Smith, age 85, entered into rest on December 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Darrell Smith. She was born May 6, 1935, in Belton, SC and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Sybil Pressley Babb. She was a member of Rabun Creek Baptist Church and was a retired personnel Manager of K-Mart Corporation. Her hobbies included working with flowers, sewing, crocheting, quilting and working her puzzles.


She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Tumblin and husband Dean; daughter Sonja Renwick and husband Mike; son Randy Smith and Jamie; daughter, Linda Gosnell and husband David; and son Mark Smith and wife Donna; sister, Martha Moody; brothers, Gary Babb and Edgar Babb. She leaves behind her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren: Van, Keri, Rose and Chandler Tumblin, Heather, Brady, Weston, and Colt Norris; Dayna, Chris and Renwick Brown, Alyssa Renwick; Jake, Amanda and a soon to be great-granddaughter, Avery Kay Smith; Hunter and Kambrea Gosnell; Hollie and Sidney Smith; and Seth Rieg.


She was predeceased by her son, Robert Darrell Smith and her sisters, Anita Campbell, Frances Holliday, and Brenda Babb, and her stepmother, Myrtie Babb.


The family would like to thank Hospice Staff, Jessica Garrett, Denise Tucker and the staff of Amedisys Hospice.


The family extends a very special thanks to her granddaughter, Kambrea Gosnell, for her loving care of her Nanny each morning.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jayson Payne and Rev. Jim Hamilton with burial to follow in the church cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials may be made to Rabun Creek Baptist Church or to a charity of one’s choice.


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





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A candle was lit in memory of Sybil Smith

Cristi Hawkins Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM

one of the sweetest persons you could ever ask to know, praying for the family!

frank sprouse Dec 14 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Sybil was a wonderful neighbor and friend for many years.
She will be greatly missed! Love and Prayers.

Diane Lollis Black Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Nancy and family we are so sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. She was such a sweet lady. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers during the difficult days ahead. May God bless you with peace and comfort.

Mike and Jayne Lollis Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

I will always love and remember nanny and meanness (Billy)and my buddy slick love you all Gail#2

Gail Bradberry Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sybil Smith

Catherine Holder Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sybil Smith

gayle richmond Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

I thought the world of Mrs. Sybil and Mr, Billy, We always had a good time at Fire Department.

Dannis L Williams

Dannis Williams Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sybil Smith

Debi Patterson Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM