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803-775-7500
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Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500

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Carla Smith

Carla Ann "Mimi" Smith (Pierson)

Thursday, September 21st, 1961 - Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Carla Ann “Mimi” Pierson Smith, 57, wife of D. Mark Smith, died Saturday, August 31, 2019 at MUSC in Charleston.

Born September 21, 1961, in Sumter, she was the daughter of James Baxter Pierson and Nancy Locklair DuBois. She was a member of Alice Drive Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith was a 1978 graduate of Wilson Hall. She received Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She retired from Palmetto Health Tuomey after more than 30 years of service. Carla loved the outdoors, USC Gamecocks, and traveling especially when she was with her family. She had a happy spirit and brought joy to everyone she touched.

Survivors include her husband of 36 years; her father, and his special friend, Linda Ingram of Sumter; her mother, and step-father, Edmund DuBois of Sumter; two children, Brittney Smith Hawkins (Greg) of Sumter, and Heath Smith of Cayce; a granddaughter, Evie Elizabeth Hawkins; two brothers, James B. “Jimmy” Pierson, Jr. (Michelle) of Manning, and Chris Pierson (Christine) of Lexington; her Labrador, Jada; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alice Drive Baptist Church with the Rev. Jock Hendricks and Mr. John Benenhaley officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Creel, Phil Woodcock, Shawn Dolen, Tyler Brown, Tim Herbert, and Troy Pierson.

Honorary pallbearer will be Claude Lathan.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Dr., Suite 301, Cayce, SC 29033.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
    Address
    515 Miller Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Alice Drive Baptist Church
    Address
    1305 Loring Mill Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jock Hendricks
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. John Benenhaley
  • Interment

    Location
    Evergreen Memorial Park
    Address
    802 N. Guignard Drive
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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Nelida Caballero

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515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
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803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net