Brenda Kay Gaines Smith, 78, wife of Jimmy Smith, of Greenville, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
She was born in Greenville to the late Fred and Thelma Whitlow Gaines. She was a faithful member of Berea First Baptist. Brenda was employed as an Administrative Assistant at Oakmont Nursing Center for over 30 years until her retirement.
In addition to her loving husband of 59 years, she is survived by her 5 children, Jill Smith Green, Gregg (Lori) Smith, Chris (Angie) Smith, Jeffrey (Angela) Smith and Mical (Nicole) Smith; 11 grandchildren, Kayla Smith, Jesse Green, Shelby Smith, Jacob (Madeline) Smith, Caroline Smith, Emily Smith, Lena Smith, Ava Smith, Addison Smith, Heather Bennett and Barry Green Jr., and a great grandchild, Delilah Smith.
Brenda was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Gaines Clark.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Berea First Baptist Church from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be held in Graceland Cemetery West.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Berea First Baptist Church, 529 Farrs Bridge Road, Greenville, SC 29611.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest
Berea First Baptist Church
529 Farr's Bridge Road, Greenville SC 29611
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