- Todd Martin
COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Jack M. Smith will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, August 1 at First Presbyterian Church with The Rev. Dr. William Bouknight and the Rev. Bryan Bult officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in Jackson Hall. A private committal service will be held at a later date. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.
Dr. Smith passed away on July 27, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Thelma Smith, as well as his brother Lawrence Smith. He was born on August 6, 1935 in Florence, SC, where he also grew up. He was a 1953 graduate of McClenaghan High School, where he exceled in athletics and academics. He was awarded an academic scholarship to study at Wofford College, where he was President of his senior class, a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, and a member of the Senior Order of Gnomes. He graduated in 1957, after which he entered the Medical College of South Carolina. Upon being awarded the Doctor of Medicine degree in 1961, he interned in Charleston and served for two years as a staff surgeon for the US Army Weapons Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1969, following which he entered practice with Drs. Ledyard and Paysinger in Columbia. Dr. Smith served as an accomplished, compassionate neurosurgeon from 1969 to 2000.
- Todd Martin
North Augusta, SC—Funeral Services for Mr. Clarence C. Jeter, Jr., 83, who entered into rest January 12, 2019, will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. Randall L. Haase, Dr. John M. Younginer, Jr., and Dr. T. Joseph Lusk officiating.
Mr. Jeter was a native of Spartanburg, SC, raised in the Panama Canal Zone because of his father’s employment and had made North Augusta his home for the past 68 years. He was a graduate of Carlisle Military Academy, Augusta College and received a Masters Degree from Georgia Southern University. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where he had served as the Business Administrator, Chairman of the Council of Ministries and Nuturing Ministries and a Sunday School Teacher. Mr. Jeter was a Veteran of the US Air Force and had served as President of the North Augusta Elementary School PTA as well as President of the North Augusta Area PTA Council and Treasurer of the Community Ministries of North Augusta.