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James “Wayne” Smith

October 10, 1924 - March 14, 2022
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Visitation
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown
639 North Main Steet
Greenville, SC 29601
Wednesday 3/16, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Service
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown
639 North Main Steet
Greenville, SC 29601
Thursday 3/17, 10:00 am

Family and friends who are unable to attend the service can view the Live Stream by clicking on the video link.

Cemetery
Woodlawn Memorial Park
1 Pine Knoll Dr.
Greenville, SC 29609
Thursday 3/17, 11:00 am

James “Wayne” Smith, 97, husband of late Edna Lockaby Smith, died Monday, March 14, 2022. Born in Easley, SC, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Wade Smith Bagwell. Mr. Smith was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. Wayne dedicated his career to the textile industry, primarily serving as a MachinistContinue Reading

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Ann Hutchinson left a message on March 17, 2022:
My heartfelt condolences to the entire family. His love and strength lives on in each of you. What a legacy he gave this community...a loving, supportive, faith-filled family! May you each find comfort in the presence of each other and from the love of friends. Prayers being lifted up...love, Ann
Karen White left a message on March 17, 2022:
I light this candle in memory of Mr. Smith and in honor of his amazing and beautiful life.
The Legacy at Southpointe left a message on March 17, 2022:
To Wayne's family - my team will always cherish the memories we shared with Wayne and your family. We will miss him dearly and thank you for letting him be such an important part of our lives at Southpointe. Wayne will always be in our hearts and we won't forget the time we spent with him and your family. Our deepest condolences to you. Heidi Schaaf
Sherrill Benjamin left a message on March 16, 2022:
My love, thoughts and prayers are with you all! I join you in celebration of Wayne’s life and home going. My God bless you with precious memories to sustain you in this hour and days to come and provide you with blessed assurance of a glad reunion day that is to come when we gather with our loved ones in our heavenly home. May God bless you all!
Chris and Deanna Counts left a message on March 16, 2022:
Valerie and Family, We are sad to hear about the passing of your grandfather. He was blessed with a long, wonderful life. We rejoice to know he is with our heavenly Father and in perfect peace. All of you are in our prayers. Love, Chris and Deanna Counts
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Lynda Stone left a message on March 16, 2022:
I'm so sorry for your loss. Uncle Wayne was the sweetest and kindest man and the best father . He and your mama was so good to us and I spent a lot of nights with Dianne, Debbie and Ruth and he always treated me like one of his girls. He will be missed and I know he's in heaven with Aunt Edna.
Randall Smith left a message on March 15, 2022:
Dianne, Debbie, Ruth, and families: Donna and I would like to offer our sincere condolences in the loss of Uncle Wayne. I always thought so highly of him and Aunt Edna. I know my daddy often talked about the good ol’ days when he and Wayne worked in a gas station together, working on cars, and then worked many years together at Platt Saco Lowell. I remember family gatherings, and seeing Uncle Wayne turn the radio on in his car to listen to the races. He was a good man, and will be missed. But I join with you all to rejoice that he’s now with Edna, and his Savior Jesus. God bless you all! Randall (Randy) Smith
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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