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Mrs. Jannie Ruth Hickman Smith

August 2, 1950 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 68)

It is with sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell -Josey Funeral Home, Inc. announces the passing of Mrs. Jannie Ruth Hickman Smith.  Mrs. Smith passed on Sunday morning, April 28, 2019 in a Florence Hospice facility. 

Funeral service is 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Center Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Wild's Quarter Cemetery. 


Jannie Ruth Smith was born on August 2, 1950 to Henry and Inez Hickman in Darlington County.

She received her schooling in the Darlington County Public Schools. As a young adult, she worked in the Agricultural Industry.

She married the love of her life Lee Donald Smith (who preceded her in death) at a young age.

Jannie was a lifelong active member of Center Baptist Church where she worked faithfully until her health failed.

She leaves to cherish her memories three sons: Ronnie (Veronica) Hickman, Randall Hickman, and Roger (Nicole) Smith; one sister, Selena McClam; four brothers, Frank Hickman, Willie Hickman, James Hickman, and Pete Hickman; grandchildren, Chassity Hickman, Kelcey Hickman, Nyviah Smith, Roger Smith, Jasmine Walden, Rodagus Thomas Jr., Justin Thomas; one great granddaughter, Kamyrn Hickman; an adopted mom, Emma Hickman, and a host of aunts, uncles, and friends. One granddaughter preceded her in death, Alicia Green. 

Visitation for relatives and friends will be at 110 Pepper Drive, Darlington. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
May 1, 2019

1:00 PM
Center Baptist Church
3420 North Sally Hill Road
Timmonsville, SC 29161

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