NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Celeste Purvis Smith, age 87, of North Augusta passed away on July 16, 2016.
She was born in Faunsdale, AL to the late Carlton and Celeste Purvis. She was a devoted wife and mother, a devout christian, and an active member of her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Julian Franklin Smith and is survived by her daughter, Celeste Beasley of North Augusta; sons David Smith of John’s Creek, GA and Russell Smith of Matthews, NC; sister Nancy Wells of Atlanta, GA; brother Carlton Purvis of Kingsport, TN; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 6, at 11:00 at Grace United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave, North Augusta, SC.