James Franklin Smith

James Franklin Smith, 71, of 114 Camellia Circle, passed away Wednesday, July 18, in Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg.

He was born in Gaffney and was a son of the late Joe and Sadie Shippy Smith.

“Frankie” was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a former employee of Hoechst Fibers.

Surviving are: a daughter, Sirena Smith of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a brother of Ronald Smith (Evelyn) of Orange, Conn.; four sisters, Santa Jones (Larry) of Shelby, N.C., Johnette Grant, Andrea and Adele Smith, all of Norwalk, Conn.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be Saturday at noon in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Dr. James Sanders, Jr. officiating. Interment will be Monday at 10 a.m., in M.J. Dolly Cooper Veteran’s Cemetery, Anderson.

The family is at the home of Pepras Dalton and Terell Smith, 315 W. Montgomery St.

The Gilmore Mortuary

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  1. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that God Loves you and can restore your spirits, Give you peace and strengthen you..” If we live, we live for the Lord, if we die, we die for the Lord, So, whether we live or die , we belong to the Lord Romans 14:8

    Love, June, Lois, Tony and Julius

  2. To the Family of James Franklin Smith:

    While no one can understand exactly what you feel right now, may it give you comfort and strength to know that caring thoughts and love from the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Norwalk, CT family are with you during this difficult time.

    May God continue to bless you and your family; He is able, just keep trusting and believing.

    Reverend Henry G. Floyd, Sr.

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