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Lucille "Lucy" Hartman Smith

Lucille "Lucy" Hartman Smith
  • August 29, 1933 - March 7, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“We would like you to know what a wonderful friend and lady your Mom was to both of us. She is a precious angel of our Lord's now who will suffer no...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Paul and Mary Ann Bolen

“Lucy was such a kind and gentle soul...it was my honor and pleasure to have known her over the years as her dental hygienist. She was a delightful...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy Gaffos

“Debbie, Dee Dee, and Nana, Hello from 50+ years ago when we all lived in Glynn Terrace. I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Luci Oliver Carter - Summerville, SC

“Such a gracious, kind and talented woman. My life was enriched from knowing her and her daughters ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Page - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

“My condolences to all her children and family. I will always remember the beautiful cards she hand made when my mother was ill, and the bible verses...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Laura Bartholow - Charlotte, NC

“You will be missed very much...and it was with great pleasure of knowing you... ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: susanne Fields - Summerville, SC


Lucille "Lucy" Smith, 86, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, widow of Benjamin "Ben" Clayton Smith, Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

Born August 29, 1933 in Millen Township, Michigan, Lucy was preceded in death by her loving mother, the late Elizabeth Hartman. Her enlistment in the Navy WAVES brought her to Charleston at the age of 19 and she spent the rest of her life here. Various jobs included the Polaris Missile Facility (POMFLANT), Sears, and the IRS where she met her future husband, Ben.

Lucy was well known locally as a talented watercolor artist, volunteer at MUSC in the pediatric burn unit, and devoted church member at Mt Pleasant Presbyterian Church and later First Baptist Church. She will most be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all who knew and were uplifted by her warm smile and ever present love for all.

She is survived by three daughters, Deborah "Debbie" Berry, Denise "Dee Dee" Montgomery, and Deanna "Nana" Smith. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Cheyne Dowds, Corey Dowds, Megan Montgomery, Emily Roberts, Alex Shaw, and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Roxane Parr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roper Hospice Cottage, 676 Wando Park Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.