Leigh Brumley Smith

  • Born: August 28, 1966
  • Died: September 25, 2017
  • Location: Charleston, South Carolina

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Leigh by adding your memories and photos.

Leigh Brumley Smith, 51, of Charleston, SC, wife of David Van Noy Smith, Jr. entered into eternal rest surrounded by her family on Monday, September 25th. Her funeral and interment will be a private family service at the Brumley Family Cemetery on Wadmalaw Island, SC. The family will receive friends at 2407 I'On Avenue, Sullivan's Island, SC at 4:00pm on Wednesday, September 27th.

Leigh was born on August 28, 1966 in St. Mary's, Georgia, the daughter of Frank Warner and Blanche Crawford Cauthen Brumley. She attended Trident Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Brenau College in Gainesville, GA and was a member of First (Scots) Presbyterian Church. Leigh was a wonderful and caring mother, wife, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, aunt and friend. More than anything else, Leigh enjoyed her family, spending time with them and keeping them straight. She often advocated for and planned the gatherings whether on Sullivan's Island, Wadmalaw, Rockville, Nantucket, her home on Ellis Creek or wherever she could get the family together.

Leigh is survived by her husband Van, daughter Crawford, sons Van Noy and Brumley, father and mother Frank Warner and Blanche Crawford Cauthen Brumley all of Charleston, SC, father and mother-in-law D. Van and Ann Ellis Smith of Wadmalaw Island, SC, sisters Jane Brumley Hamann (John) of Tampa, FL, Katherine Blanche Brumley Kronzer (Chris) of Charlotte, NC, Marie Brumley Foster (Brad) and Nancy Brumley Robitaille (Dan) of Atlanta, GA, Aunt Martha Brumley Ellis (Lamar) of Sea Island, GA, sisters-in-law Elise Smith Brown (David) and Ann S.E. Smith of Charleston, SC, nieces & nephews Blanche, Hayes and Ben Kronzer of Charlotte, NC, Davis and Anna Kate Hamann of Tampa, FL, Nicholas, Drayton and Ben Foster of Atlanta, GA, Paul and Harrison Hackett, Alex Robitaille of Atlanta, GA, Elise Seabrook and Harriet Brown, Ann Swinton, Hamilton and Burdell Fitzgerald of Charleston, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lowcountry Lab Rescue, P.O. Box 80418, Charleston, SC 29416 or The Ronald McDonald House, 81 Gadsden St. Charleston, SC 29401.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

I only heard of Leigh's passing yesterday and I was shocked and sad. Leigh was a student, friend, and client of mine, always sweet and a joy to be with. She left us far too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with all her family as they go through this difficult time.

Posted by Carl Jennings Smith - Mount Pleasant, SC   October 16, 2017

Van and family,

We were so sorry to hear of Leigh's recent passing. During this difficult time, we wish you the courage and strength to cope. Leigh was a wonderful person and such a joy to know. May the wonderful memories keep all of you at peace while realizing she will always be watching over the family.

Deepest sympathy, Glenda & Billy Oltmann

Posted by A friend   October 03, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with Leigh's family. We were friends in high school, and I have a lot of great memories from that time! such a beautiful woman, inside and out. She truly will be missed!

Posted by Vida Robertson - Raleigh, NC   September 29, 2017

We were so sorry to hear about Leigh. Our hearts go out to Crawford, David and the rest of the family. She treated my daughter Aurora like her own whenever she visited. Our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Posted by Charmaine & Scott Wishart (Leibold) - Media, PA   September 28, 2017

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May god bless you all during this time of loss!

Posted by Jane Brown-Robertson - Palm Beach Gardens, FL   September 28, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Linda Burkett - Lancaster, SC   September 28, 2017

We were so sorry to hear about Leigh. Our love & prayers are with you. Jim & Cookie Kellett

Posted by Cookie Kellett - Brevard, NC   September 27, 2017

Van....you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time

Posted by Bob Vecchio - Charlotte, NC   September 27, 2017

Van, I am so sorry for your and your family's loss. May her memory always be your blessing.

Posted by Amy Rothschild - Columbia, SC   September 27, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed

Posted by Patti Hathcock - Goose Creek, SC   September 27, 2017

We are so sorry to hear about Leigh. All of your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by The Nollets - Epping, NH   September 27, 2017

Van, we are very sorry to hear about Leigh. She was a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Ronnie & Paulette Cawley - awendaw, SC   September 27, 2017

Van, we are so sorry to hear about Leigh. We so enjoyed our times together. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. With much love,
The Buchanan's

Posted by A friend   September 26, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Dorothy Infinger - Charleston,S.C.   September 26, 2017

We are so very sorry to hear about Leigh. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Leigh was such an amazing young lady that will always have a special in our heart.

Posted by Lynn and Phil Dill - Chesapeake, VA   September 26, 2017

Heartbroken to hear the news of Leigh's passing. Praying for the family. God Bless

Posted by Cindy Glaesner Sawyer - Bamberg, SC - classmate   September 26, 2017

Van, I am so very sorry for your, and your family's, loss.

Posted by Mary Tezza - Charleston, SC   September 26, 2017

So sad to hear of this and for your loss. I always looked so forward to my time with her every five years. She was such a joy.

Posted by Kevin Grandfield    September 26, 2017

Van, Very sorry to learn of Leigh's passing. Condolences and prayers to you and your family.
Paul Eichler

Posted by A friend   September 26, 2017

Thinking of Leigh's family during this difficult time. I also went to Trident Academy
Allison Rozier

Posted by Allison Rozier - Dacula, GA   September 26, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Jim and Jayne Taylor

Posted by A friend   September 26, 2017

Our sincerest condolences are with the entire family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Chad (Kelly) Woodell - Summerville, SC   September 26, 2017

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My heart goes out to Bubba and all of her family and friends. May God embrace dear Leigh and give comfort to her loved ones.

Posted by Lucy Buxton - James Island, SC   September 26, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with Van and family during this difficult time.

Posted by Al & Maija Brodie - Cottageville, SC   September 26, 2017

May Leigh be at peace eternally with her Heavenly Father. She will be missed by so many who loved her. My prayers and condolences are with the family.

Posted by Tina Miller - Austin, TX   September 26, 2017

Kate & Chris,

Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to you and your entire family during this most difficult of times. The Suarez Family

Posted by Henry Suarez - Davie, FL   September 26, 2017


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