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Elder Leila R. Smith
January 7, 1924 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Elder Leila R. Smith, 99 years old of Gillisonville Community in Ridgeland, South Carolina, passed away on Thursday, August 03, 2023, at her home with her loving family.
Elder Smith was educated in the Jasper County School system and later attended Robert Smalls High School where she received her GED. She went on and became a Nutritionist under Clemson University Extension Program.
Elder Smith received the baptism of the Holy Ghost in 1948. She was a founding member of Mount Calvary 3rd Pentecostal Faith Church. She also served as the Pastor of Mount Olive Pentecostal Faith Church in Estill, South Carolina from 1983 until 2023.
Elder Smith leaves her loving memories and legacy to; Her daughter; Lyda (Roger) Garvin, a son; Derrick L. Smith, a very special niece/daughter; H. Anita Newton, four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren, her sister; Rose (Horace) Eady, two sisters in law; Evalena Newton and Carol Hardy, one brother-in-law; Miles Seymore. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, a large church family and friends.
A Walk-Thru will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at Bostick Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland, South Carolina from 4-7 PM.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023, at Family Worship Center, 2 Trask Parkway in Yemassee, South Carolina 29945 at 10:00 AM.
Burial will be held at Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, South Carolina.
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