Marion E. Smith
Marion Evans Smith, 96, of Greer, South Carolina, and formerly Sanford, Florida passed away on October 2, 2017. Marion was born on March 2, 1921 in Danville, Virginia; the daughter of Fred and Lillie Evans. She married her husband Elwood Smith in 1942. After starting their family in Reidsville, North Carolina they made Florida their home in 1959. Marion worked as an executive secretary with Dynatronics, which later became part of General Dynamics. Marion was a member of First Baptist Church of Sanford, and the Garden Club in earlier years. She enjoyed playing bridge, reading, and spending time with family. Marion is survived by her daughters Marilyn Perez and her husband Oscar of Durham, North Carolina, Ann Bryant and her husband Dave of Sanford, Florida, and her son Joe Smith and his wife Stacy of Longwood, Florida, along with five grandchildren, six great grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother Fred Evans Jr. of Danville, Virginia. Marion was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brothers Elton and Julian Evans, and sisters Norma Clark and Eleanor Wrenn. Funeral services will held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Baldwin Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel beginning at 3:00 pm. Private burial will follow in Oaklawn Park Cemetery. Marion’s family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Friday, October 6, 2017