Arlene Smith

Honea Path – Patricia Arlene Richey Smith, 52, wife of Major C. Smith, of Hwy 252, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Self Regional Medical Center.


Born in Greenwood County, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy Wayne and Patricia Gail Bruce Richey. She was a dedicated member of Winona Baptist Church and actively served their in many roles. Arlene was retired from Abbeville County and had formerly served her community as a Paramedic with Abbeville County EMS for more than 15 years. She was a diehard Georgia Bulldog fan.

Surviving in addition to her devoted husband of 32 years of the home are: two brothers, David Richey and Mike Richey, and a sister, Becky Richey, all of Honea Path; two special nephews, Brad Richey of Greenville and Chris Campbell of Honea Path; and her beloved fur babies, Sunny, Rusty, Kamo, Eli, Daisy, and Duke.

Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Winona Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Cooley officiating. Social distancing and mask are recommended.

The family is at the home of her brother and sister, 6 Otto Lollis Road, Honea Path. Arlene will be available for public viewing at Pruitt Funeral Home from 1-6 P.M. Monday. Social distancing and mask are required. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • Time: 2 P.M.
  • Place: Winona Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: 1-6 P.M. Monday at Pruitt Funeral Home
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