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Martha Ann Smart

November 14, 1937 — February 5, 2020

Martha Ann Smart

Martha Ann Baynard Smart, 82, of 400 Locust Grove Road, Spartanburg, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Regional Hospice Home.
Martha was born in Rutherford County, NC on November 14, 1937, a daughter of the late Kathleen Hill Baynard and Verlon Baynard and was the widow of James E. Smart. She was retired from textiles having worked at Beaumont and T&S Mills and was a member of Living Waters Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Pam Hollifield and her husband, Mike, of Spartanburg, a son; Tom Coats and his wife, Lynne, of Boiling Springs, four grandchildren; Danielle Brackins, Justin Kirby, Gary Lee Coats (Miranda), Darin M. Coats, and seven great grandchildren; Aliyah Smith, Zachery Jordan, Makayla Coats, Clark Coats, Payton Coats, Kason Coats and Rylan Coats. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also predeceased by two daughters; Debra Coats and Rhonda Coats, two sisters; Mary Helen Tomblin and Jane Greene, a brother; Robert Baynard, and a grandson; Josh Shores.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends 5:00 until 7:00PM Friday at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman.
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 8th at Southern Baptist Church Cemetery in Ruth, NC conducted by Rev. Sean Fortner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

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