Edith Pearl Smith
Edith Pearl Smith, known as Pearl Smith, age 93, died at the Hospice of Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, SC on April 30, 2014. The cause was CHF.
Born 22 Sept, 1920, in Euclid, OH, the sixth child of Edgar Arthur Spurr and Goldie Oletta McDonald, she lived in NY until 1929 when the family moved to CA.
Survivors include eight children she had with Sherman Wooton (deceased): Kathy Schaaf of CA, Jane (Norman) Erickson of OR, Pat Wooton of CA, Winston Wooton of SC, Don (Debra) Wooton of NC, John (Etsiko) Wooton of CA, Paul Wooton of CA, and Jan Wooton of MO. She also had two twin chidren with her late husband Harold Smith: Annette (Jim) Freel of KY, and Colleen (Ron) Wilson of SC. She is survived also by 23 grand children and 10 great-grand children. She is preceeded in death by one grand-child, Julie Erickson.
She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Los Angeles, CA, class of 1938. Pearl lived through the accomplishments of her children and held them up as her success. She enjoyed traveling, making several cross-country trips by car, sometimes bravely alone, poetry, and gardening. She believed in the life-saving blood of her Savior, Jesus Christ, and was comforted by the knowledge that because of His sacrifice on the cross, she was assured a home with Him in Heaven.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the memorial service at Northside Baptist Church of Moncks Corner officiated by Pastor Frank Bailey on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Burial at sea.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to be sent to the Merrill Evangelistic Team, 200 Princeton Ave., Greenville, SC 29607.
Thank you to the friends and families of Northside Baptist Church of Moncks Corner, Melva Joy of Moncks Corner, and Deloris Duncan of Moncks Corner for the kindness, care and compassion they bestowed upon her in final years, making them more comfortable and with much quality.
II Chron 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.