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Bessie Smith

Bessie Mae Smith

Saturday April 7, 1928 - Thursday March 5, 2020
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Ms. Bessie Mae Smith, 91, of Greenville, South Carolina, departed this life on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at NHC in Mauldin, South Carolina. She was born in Lincolnton, Georgia, the daughter of the late Son Waldon Smith and Elizabeth Dooley Smith.

She was a high school graduate and previously worked as a housekeeper. She was a member of Victory Temple Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, George F. Smith.

Surviving: one daughter, Romella (Walter) Hunt of Greenville, SC; one son, James (Claudia) Smith of Mauldin, SC; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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    Tuesday March 10, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday March 10, 2020 1:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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Posted at 12:45pm
I was saddened to hear of your mother passing. My deepest and sincere condolences and may the soul of your Mother Rest in Peace.
Gwen Thompson

Benje and Debbie Willingham

Posted at 09:34am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bessie was a very special lady. Sincerely, Benje and Debbie
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Posted at 10:26am
My condolences to the family. As the days and weeks pass and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the God of all comfort (2cor1:3)along with the continued love and support of family and friends.

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