February 27, 2007 ~ February 27, 2007
Born in: Greenville, SC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
EVELYN COGGINS SMITH October 3, 1923 – February 24, 2007 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher. Evelyn Coggins Smith died Saturday, February 24 at The Laurels of Summit Ridge Nursing Home in Asheville, NC, where she had been a resident for a brief period. Her husband, James Wallace Smith, was by her side. She was a native of Greenville, SC, graduated from Parker High School in 1940 and from Furman University in 1944. She taught second grade at Summit Drive School in Greenville for 25 years. Evelyn and husband, Wallace, were charter members of Northside United Methodist Church in Greenville. She will be missed by husband, James Wallace Smith; daughter, Nan Smith Davis; son, Marion Wallace Smith and wife Barbara, his sons, Ben and Layton, and her son, Mark Alan Smith, his wife, Melinda, and his daughters Sara, Emily, and son Bobby. There will be a graveside service for the family at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Greenville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. A memorial service will be held at Northside Methodist Church, 435 Summit Drive at 1:00 p.m., reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Smith Travel and Fellowship Club, Northside Methodist Church, 435 Summit Drive, Greenville, SC 29609.