LAURENS - Mrs. Juanita D. Smith, 80, of 1 Martha Franks Drive, Garden Apts. #220, peacefully passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at Greenville Healthcare System. She was born September 6, 1937 in Woodruff to the late Julian Davenport and Dorothy Young Davenport.
She earned a degree in nursing and was employed with Memorial Southeast Hospital in Houston, TX. After relocating to Laurens, she became a member of Springfield Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by all of her siblings. Calvin, James Crawford, Fred, Virginia and Bobby.
She leaves to cherish her loving and fond memories, two devoted daughters, Dolores Skyler and husband, Avie Skyler of Cypress, TX and Elizabeth Ruth Smith, DDS and her husband Felix Moses Kirven, MD of Virginia Beach, VA; three grandchildren, a devoted cousin, Geraldine Kelly, a very close friend, Lucius Ann Travu, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Emanuel Spearman officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Coronaca.
Pallbearers and flower Bearers will friends of the family.
The family is at the home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.percivaltompkinsfh.com.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is assisting the Smith Family.