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Teresa S. McKenzie

CHESTER -- Mrs. Teresa Gaye Smith McKenzie, 48, of 111 Pine St. died Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at her home.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Purity Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Wilksburg Cemetery.

Mrs. McKenzie was born June 29, 1959 in Columbia, S.C., a daughter of Hazel Mildred Carter Smith and the late Nicholas Preston Smith. She was a graduate of Eau Claire Class of 1977 and of Columbia College Class of 1981. She received a Masters Degree from USC in 1982. She was the Media Specialist at Chester High School and was a member of Purity Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Session member.

Surviving are her husband, Charles McKenzie; daughters, Cheryl McKenzie, Nicole McKenzie and Sarah McKenzie of the home; mother, Hazel Smith of Columbia, S.C.; one sister, Nicki Susan Riley of Lexington, S.C.; and cousin and caregiver, Darlene Thomas of Chester.

Memorials may be made to Chester Senior High School Library, ATTN: Frances Morrow, 1330 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706 or to Purity Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 278, Chester, SC 29706.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester.