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Funeral Service

Beaverdam Baptist Church
Wednesday December 8th, 2021

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Beaverdam Baptist Church
Wednesday December 8th, 2021
1:30pm - 2:30pm

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Wilma Harkins Smith

Wilma Harkins Smith


Wilma Harkins Smith, age 91, resident of Langston Place, and widow of Merle Teague Smith, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Prisma Greenville Health System.

Born in Newton, NC she was a daughter of the late Pharm Wade Harkins and Mary Ileen Hewitt Harkins. Mrs. Smith worked with several industries through the years and was an owner of an H&R Block franchise. She was also an active member of Beaverdam Baptist Church of Mountville for over 70 years.

She is survived by: her sons, Charles Eugene “Gene” Smith (Marie Dunnam) of Seneca, Carl Bruce Smith (Sarah) of Greer, Larry Merle Smith (Debra) of Cross Hill, Roger Wayne Smith (Trudy) of Mountville; grandchildren, Carmen Smith Oitker (Monte) of Lenoir, NC, David Bruce Smith (Jessica) of Memphis, TN, Mindy Smith Dumont (Jon) of Ladson, SC, Misty Smith Gallagher (Todd) of North Augusta, SC, and Abbie Rose Smith of Mountville, SC; and 11 great grandchildren, Zane and Quinn Oitker, Tommy, Charlotte, and Matthew Dumont, Jediah, Caleb, and Lily Anna Smith, Tucker, Savannah, and Mary Gallagher.

In addition to her husband of 64 years, and parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Billy Joe Harkins and Wade Harkins; sisters, Maxine Harkins McGathey, Patty Harkins Lebrum and Polly Harkins Ferguson.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 PM, on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Beaverdam Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Phil Bryson with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.

The family is at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beaverdam Baptist Church, 1555 Beaverdam Church Road, Mountville, SC 29370.

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

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Worked with Wilma at Jostens in the office, she was always sweet and a lot of Fun. May God be with her children and family, so very hard to lose a Mother.

Edna Tollison Dec 16 2021 5:19 PM

I was so sorry to hear about your Mom passing. She was always so sweet and kind. She was a good neighbor. She will be greatly missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. Kay Dangerfield

Kay W Dangerfield Dec 15 2021 3:11 PM

This couple was one of the sweetest. I love them both so very much. Glad I knew them. RIP Mrs. Wilma. Prayers for all the family & friends.
Love Karen (Lemmons) Fann

Karen Fann Dec 9 2021 8:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Smith

Sherry Dec 8 2021 9:43 PM

Ms Wilma was a dear friend of mine. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Ann Moore Dec 8 2021 7:55 PM

Roger and family, We are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one. Love in Christ!

John and Catherine Holder Dec 8 2021 12:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Smith

John Holder Dec 8 2021 12:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Smith

Bill and Edna Lemmons Dec 7 2021 7:17 PM

Larry, Debra my heart goes out to you. I know how much you loved and cared for Wilma. She loved life and had a lot of spunk! I am sure she is at peace now with the Lord.

Ross Ann

Ross Ann Steifle Dec 7 2021 4:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wilma Smith

Sharlene, Martha, Brenda Dec 7 2021 11:09 AM

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