Maggie Jeanette Smith Gist, 77, of 803 Asheville Highway, Spartanburg, SC died May 4, 2017 in Spartanburg Medical Center. A native of Union, SC, she was the daughter of the late Chester Arthur Smith and Fannie Smith. She was a graduate of Sims High School and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Willie James Gist, Jr. and three brothers, Chebby Smith, Joseph Smith, and Arthur U. Smith. She is survived by three sons, Kenny (Cynthia) Gist of Spartanburg, SC and Marco (Kavollenia) Gist and Niger Gist both of Brooklyn, NY; five daughters, Traci (Rodney) Chandler of Charlotte, NC, Antoni Gist of Spartanburg, SC and Tammy Gist, Terry Gist (Manshawn) Brown, and Brenda Gist all of Brooklyn, NY; fourteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her companion, Wesley Eugene Perry; two sisters, Mary Alice (Pernell) Jackson of Monroe, NC and Vivian Smith of Brooklyn, NY; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Community Mortuary from 6:00-7:00 pm. And at other times at the home. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church (Kelton) with burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
Ceremony Location Bethel Baptist Church 904 Pea Ridge Highway Jonesville, SC 29353
Burial Location Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery 904 Pea Ridge Highway Jonesville, SC 29353