Brown-Wynne Funeral Home

200 Southeast Maynard Road, Cary, NC


Russell Smith

December 23, 1969July 16, 2019

Walter Russell Smith, 49, died July 16, 2019 following an extended illness. He was born in East Point, GA on December 23, 1969.

He is survived by his beloved fiancée, Susan Clinard of Raleigh; parents, Ann Goodyear Smith of Moncks Corner, SC; Reginald Lowell Smith, Jr. of Coats, NC; and birth father Tom Allanson and his wife Liz of Cummings, GA; sister, Sherry Smith Roberts of Moncks Corner, SC and sixteen nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his birth mother Carolyn Brooks Allanson and one great-niece.

Russell loved hunting, boating, motorcycles and his treasured dog Molly.

A memorial service will be held Monday, July 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Sorrell’s Grove Baptist Church, 210 Sorrell Grove Church Road, Morrisville, NC 27560. The family will receive friends one hour prior.

Memorials may be sent to Transitions HospiceCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or the charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Memorial Service Monday, July 22, 2019


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Susie Schaffer

July 18, 2019

We will miss you Russell!! Always had fun with you and Susan over the years for Thanksgiving
God speed and prayers and peace to all of your family members !! Until we meet again!!

Love your cousins, Frederick, Susie, Nicholas and Grace Schaffer