Robin O'Kelley Smith, wife of Mike Smith, died Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at Tuomey Regional Medical Center after a very courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.
Born September 30, 1953 in Bishopville, SC, she was a daughter of the late Guy R. O’Kelley and Gayle Woodward O’Kelly.
Survivors in addition to her husband of 35 years include a daughter, Casey Lynn Smith of Florence; a son David Smith and his wife Lisa of Charleston, two sisters, Cheryl O. Cole of Bishopville, and Sandra O. ‘Tanny’ Maddux of Springfield, Tenn., a brother, Guy Ritch O’Kelley and his wife Gayle of Simpsonville, SC; her father-in-law, Warren ‘Junior’ Smith of Bishopville; a special niece, Wofford Cole; a loyal friend, Diane Williams, and many other family members.
Robin lived her entire life for her family. She was a devoted wife, adoring mother, and caring friend.
Funeral services will be held at 3 pm Friday at Memorial Chapel Church with the Rev. Jim Peterson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm Thursday at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home and other times at the home, 2407 Green Lane, Bishopville.
Memorials may be made to Memorial Chapel Church, 2509 Green Lane, Bishopville, SC 29010.
Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.