Ermy Jean Garrison Smith

Ermy Jean Garrison Smith, 74, of 505 Granite Drive, passed away Monday, January 29, in her home.

She was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Bishop and Ermy Galloway Garrison.

Ermy was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Granard High School, retiree of Cone Mills, and former owner of Smooth Operator Styling Salon on Hetty Hill St.

She was preceded in death by: a son, Timothy Smith; a sister, Elna Sue Johnson, and a brother, Bishop Garrison.

Surviving are: two sons, Joe Garrison (Betty) of the home, Samuel Smith (Tamara) of Blacksburg; two daughters, Jacqueline Denise Benson and Natasha Dover, both of Gaffney; daughter-in-law, Sherry Smith of Gaffney; sisters, Delois Manning of Spartanburg, Lillie Ruth Edwards of Charlotte, and Minnie Hamilton of Hartford, CT; sister-in-law, Betty Garrison of Gaffney; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with The Reverend Timothy L. Hunter officiating.

The Gilmore Mortuary

Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Jan. 31, 2018