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A celebration of life service for Lynn Bracken Smith, will be held at 4:00 PM, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. 

Mrs. Smith, age 81, of Camden, SC, died Sunday, October 22, 2017. Born in Greensburg, PA, she was the wife of Farren H. Smith and the daughter of the late J.R. and Ethel McIlhattan Bracken. Mrs. Smith won a full scholarship and was a graduate of Penn State University. She became the first female Ag Extension Specialist (when asked why replied so that Male Extension Agents would never have to go to another Garden Club Meeting).

She was one of the early members of the SC Association of Naturalists and was very active in all aspects of that organization dedicated to the study of Natural History of SC. She was also an active volunteer for the Camden School System, especially leading Nature Trips for the Seagul Program.

Surviving besides her husband, are sons, Sandford F. Smith (Amy Addams) of Alexandria, VA. and David N. Smith (Holly) of Aurora, CO.

Memorials may be made to The Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Ste. 100, Arlington, VA 22203-1606

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the Smith family by visiting