Earl Eugene ‘Gene’ Smith

Published 5:07 pm Friday, June 24, 2011

Earl Eugene “Gene” Smith, 70, of Butter Street, Landrum, died Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum.
Born in Greenville County, S.C., he was the son of the late Thomas Earl and Dorothy Louise Greene Smith. He was a self-employed Rock Mason. Gene was a long-time member of the Landrum Masonic Lodge #278 A.F.M and was a member of the Polk County Rescue Squad for approximately 25 years. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Glenda McInnis Smith of the home; two daughters, Bonnie Smith of the home and Penny Evans (Ronnie) of Campobello; two brothers, Leon Smith of Landrum and Guynelle Smith (Pat) of Spartanburg, S.C. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Sierra Storey and Barrett Evans.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Rev. Dean Elliott and Rev. Tom Frady officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Landrum.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722 or to Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mtn. Rd., Columbus, N.C. 28722.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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