Sylvia Gaynell “Cricket” Kelly Smith


Sylvia Gaynell “Cricket” Kelly was born on 07 Jan 1954 in Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA a child of James Kelly and Helen Lenora Branham Kelly. 


On April 7, 2016, Sylvia Kelly Smith was mentioned as the living wife in the obituary of Lannis Edward Smith.


Obituary of Sylvia Smith

EASTOVER – A celebration of life gathering for Sylvia G. “Cricket” Smith, 63, will be held Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at 879 Leslie Branham Rd, Lugoff, S.C. 29078. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to 53sntwg-medical-and-final-expenses.

Mrs. Smith, the wife of the late Lannis Smith, Sr., passed away Monday, January 30, 2017. Born in Winnsboro, she was a daughter of the late James Kelly and Helen Branham Kelly. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ridgeway Ward. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Surviving are her daughters, Selena Smith and Tonya Smith both of Lugoff; sisters, Laura Brazell, Dorothy Branham (Grady), Barbara Hill (Billy) Gloria Branham (Lonnie); grandchildren, Rusty Cooper, Jacob Shealy; and a great-grandchild, Caiden Hemphill. She was predeceased by a son, Lannis Smith, Jr., sisters, Reola “Tiny” Reynolds, Hilda McDaniel; a brother, Rudy Kelly; and a granddaughter, Misty Michelle Smith.


On October 23, 2021, Sylvia Smith was listed as the deceased sister in the obituary of Laura Naomi Brazell.

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