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Bernice “Coute” Smith
Liberty, SC

Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Smith will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Liberty Mortuary. Burial will follow at Abbott Cemetery.

Bernice Crowe “Coute” Smith, 95, of 105 Five Forks Road, passed away peacefully Monday, August 31, 2015 at Pruitt House of Pickens. A lifelong resident of Liberty, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison Crowe Sr. and Maggie Janie Patterson Crowe and the widow of Mack Smith. She was retired from American Enka and enjoyed reading and doing crafts such as ceramics, needlework and sewing. She was a volunteer at Baptist Easley Hospital and a member of Calumet Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Donna Harris(Thomas) of Liberty; a son, David Smith(Sybil) of Belton; a sister, Joyce Crowe of Easley; a brother, B.H. Crowe of Liberty; and numerous grandchildren,  great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by a son, Tony Max Smith; and 2 sisters, Lillian Crowe Stewart and Mildred Crowe Thrasher; and 2 brothers, Doyle and Horace Crowe.

The family will be at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calumet Baptist Church, 400 S. Peachtree St. Liberty, SC 29657 or the charity of one’s choice.

Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.


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