Gaffney – Feroline Smith Dukes age 83 of 126 Peeler Creek Rd. Gaffney, SC, peacefully transitioned into Heaven at her home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Born August 15,1937 in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Crawley Smith Sr. and Nellie Smith. She accepted the Lord as her Savior and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where she served on the Senior Missionary. She retired from Copeland in Shelby, N.C. She graduated from Granard High School Class of 1956.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Daisy Nichols, Vivian Askew and Velma Rawlison, one brother, Crawley Smith Jr.
She leaves fond memories to cherish: two daughters, Damita Smith and Erica Dukes; two sons, Otis Milton Dukes and Eric Dukes; six sisters, Alice Smith, Virginia Good, Dorothy Humphries, Daisy Foster, Doris Buckson and Nellie Elmore all of Gaffney, SC., two brothers, James W. Smith and Charles Foster (Charlene) both of Gaffney, SC; eleven grandchildren: Meldrika Ganzaroli (Julian), Tekia Dukes, Keyshuna Dukes, Antwoin Thompson, Raheem Thompson, Demarious Douglas, Savon Dukes, Zyria Rodgers, Corey Dukes, Myshala Dukes and Mykerrius Davidson; fifteen great-grandchildren as well as a special family member, Carolyn Fernanders. A host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Graveside service will be 2:00 pm Monday, January 4,2020 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.
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