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Mrs. Frances  Kathleen Lockaby Smith

Obituary for Mrs. Frances Kathleen Lockaby Smith

January 28, 1929 - July 22, 2017
Easley, South Carolina | Age 88

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother

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Frances L. Smith
Easley

Mrs. Frances Kathleen Lockaby Smith, 88, wife of the late E.B. Smith, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Born in Greenville County, a daughter of the late Berry Frank and Lily Geneva Finley Lockaby, Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Paris High School, Greenville where she was a member of the girl's basketball team, and attended North Greenville College. She retired from Belk Simpson, Easley and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church having served many roles such as Sunday school teacher and President of the Friendly Neighbors Senior Group.

Surviving are one son, Rev. Randall Smith (Donna) of Pelzer; two daughters, Judy Johnson (Eddie) of Easley, and Jeanne Chellis (Ted) of Arden, NC; a brother, Melvin Lockaby of Lilburn, GA; three sisters, Lucille Hightower, Kate Moody and Joan Smith, all of Greenville; a daughter-in-law, Marianne Smith; eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Smith was predeceased by a son, Roger Smith; four brothers, Berry, Robert, Otis and Fred Lockaby; and a sister, Edna Smith.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Corinth Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Smith and Rev. Dr. Robert Dickard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM until 12:45 PM Tuesday at the church, prior to the service.

The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Eddie Johnson.

Flowers will be accepted and memorials may be made to Kendrid Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615; or to Southern Oaks Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 109 Bentz Road, Piedmont, SC 29673.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

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  • Flowers will be accepted and memorials may be made to Kendrid Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615; or to Southern Oaks Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 109 Bentz Road, Piedmont, SC 29673.

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