NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Beatrice "Bea" Spires Smoak, 81, died April 6, 2014 at her residence, 214 Sudlow Ridge Road. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Orangeburg with Rev. Stan Lester officiating. She was born October 10, 1932 in Neeses, S.C., the daughter of the late John Thurston Spires and the late Cora Ethel Miller Spires. She was a member of the Christian Heritage Church in Graniteville, S.C. She was retired from Walmart as a Customer Service Manager. Survivors include her husband, Robert G. Smoak of North Augusta, S.C.; 3 stepchildren, Robbie Smoak, Melinda Simpson and Lisa McLane; her children, Harold Littrell, Rhonda and Howard Youmans, Marie and Leland Waltz and Floyd Chavis; a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; a half-sister, Mae Spires; 3 half-brothers, J.T. Spires, Leroy Spires and Carl Spires. Friends may call at the residence of John and Peggy Hughes, 2447 Riley Street, Orangeburg and the funeral home. Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg. Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, SC Chapter, 537 Long Point Road, Suite 203, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 29464 or to the
, Mid Atlantic Affiliate, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Please sign the family s online guestbook at www.thompsonfh.net.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Apr. 8, 2014