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Brenda Katherine (Griffin) Smith

August 28, 1943 ~ September 1, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Brenda Smith Obituary

Brenda Katherine Griffin Smith, age 80, passed away on Friday, September 1st, 2023, at Oak Harbor Healthcare in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Brenda was born in Lee County on August 28th, 1943, the youngest child of Arthur and Ruby Griffin. Brenda graduated from Central High School in 1961 and was awarded a scholarship to attend nursing school at the Martin Memorial School of Nursing in Mt. Airy, NC. After she finished nursing school, Brenda worked in the operating room at Lee County Hospital. She married Larry B. Smith on April 12th, 1969. In 1973, Brenda went back to school at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. After graduating in 1975, Brenda worked as a CRNA at Central Carolina Hospital and Western Wake Hospital. After a nursing career spanning almost 40 years, Brenda retired in 2005 to enjoy her grandchildren. Her two grandsons were the center of her world. Brenda’s favorite things to do were reading and walking on the beach. She will be remembered as brilliant, compassionate, and always willing to help others. 

Brenda was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Smith, her sister, Aldena Jinar, and three brothers: Billy Griffin, Bobby Griffin, and Lawrence Griffin.

Brenda is survived by her daughter, Victoria “Tori” Smith Lewis and her husband Lee Lewis, and grandsons Donald Lee Lewis, III and Zachary Lewis, all of Mt. Pleasant, SC.

The family will receive guests at 10 AM on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 11 AM in the chapel with Reverend Michael Griffin officiating. Burial will be at Jonesboro Cemetary. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at https://www.alz.org.

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Visitation
Saturday
September 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home
600 West Main Street
Sanford, NC 27332

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home
600 West Main Street
Sanford, NC 27332

Interment
Saturday
September 9, 2023

11:45 AM
Jonesboro Cemetery
Cemetery Rd and Raleigh St
Sanford, NC 27332

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