Mary C. Smith, 89, of Columbia, SC, passed peacefully from this life into the loving arms of our Lord on Sept. 8, 2021. Maryloved her Savior, the Lord Jesus, with all her heart, and she showed God’s love to the world through her faithful volunteer service, her powerful intercessory prayers, and the fellowship she cultivated around her table.
Born on January 27, 1932, in Woodstock, Virginia, Mary lived most of her life in Columbia. She was a lifelong member of Jackson Creek Baptist Church, a member of the DentsvilleChapter 273 Eastern Star and volunteer for Meals on Wheels.Every year, she delightfully packed as many shoeboxes as she could for the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Project.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Winifred E. Smith and daughter, Rene Davis. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Wetzel and son, Mark K. Smith (Cristal); her 6 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m., Sat., Sept. 11, 2021, at Kornegay and Moseley, 4645 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC 29229. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery.The service will be led by Pastor Steven Bouknight
The viewing will be from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Her family extends sincere thanks to her caregivers, Angela Flood, Vikki Bennett, Jennifer Sharp, as well as Agape Care Hospice Group for their compassion and support.
Memorials can be made to Samaritan’s Purse-Operation Christmas Child.
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