Sarah Sutherland Smith
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:45AM

Anderson, SC - Sarah Sutherland Smith, 98, widow of Paul S. Smith, Sr., passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the home of her daughter.

Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Eloise Whitfield Sutherland. She was employed at McCallum’s Prescription Shop for many years. She was an avid gardener and loved her flowers. Mrs. Smith was a member of Concord Baptist Church and the Faith Sunday school class. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her daughter, Martha Smith Burkhart and husband, Stewart of Anderson; two grandchildren, Ashley Pittman Alvarez of Anderson and Jeoffrey Smith Pittman and wife, Stefanie of Greer; three great grandchildren, Ethan Duncan Pittman, Riley Smith Pittman, and Collin Mason Pittman; and two sisters, Margaret Stanton of Cheraw and Inez Arflin of Anderson.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Paul Solomon Smith, Jr.; five brothers, Wollie, Vollie, Rollie, Tolly, and Edward Sutherland; and five sisters, Lois Adams, Mary Adams, Icie McClain, Elizabeth Sutherland, and Barbara Broadwell. 

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 21, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Randy Blank and Rev. Bill Parnell. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. The family is at the home of Martha and Stewart Burkhart. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kindred Hospice, 1704 East Greenville Street, Suite 1-C, Anderson, SC 29621 or the Haven of Rest, P.O. Box 466, Anderson, SC 29622.

Sullivan-King Mortuary

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