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Lelline C. Smith

Lelline C. Smith
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Lelline C. Smith

WAGENER, SC – Mrs. Lelline Crout Smith, 88, entered into eternal rest Saturday May 4, 2013.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of Sixty-Eight years; Spencer C. Smith, daughters and sons-in-law; Donna and Robert Campbell of West Union, SC, and Claudia and David Beaty of Douglasville, GA, grandchildren; Erin and Wayne Leftwich, Kevin and Casey Beaty and Sally and Mike Wallace, great-grandson; Max Wallace, niece; Phyllis and Billy Hanley of West Columbia, great niece; Denise Mason, and dear friend Elizabeth Ruvo who she loved like a daughter.

Mrs. Smith was born May 3, 1925 in Lexington County and was the daughter of the late William Fred and Ethel Sease Crout.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers; Harold Crout, Robert Crout, Archie Crout and Furman Crout.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wagener where she taught Sunday School and led GAs for many years. Mrs. Smith graduated from Limestone College and taught elementary school for 33 years. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, and also served on the Soil Conservation Auxiliary for many years. Mrs. Smith was a loving wife and mother, compassionate teacher, and friend to all.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 pm in the chapel of Blizzard Funeral Home.

The Funeral Service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Wagener with the Rev. Philip Turner and Rev. Dave Robinson officiating.

Interment will follow in the Wagener Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Wagener Youth Ministry at P.O. Box 398

Wagener, S.C. 29164 and to Aiken County Public Schools Weekend Backpack Program c/o Golden Harvest Foodbank at 3310 Commerce Drive, Augusta, GA 30909.

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