Mrs. Elanda Lilly Smith born on 26 April 1930 in Franklin County Pennsylvania and lived in Young Harris, GA passed away peacefully Friday evening the 21st of June 2019 while at home with her daughter Yolanda Keating. Before her declining health, Elanda retired following a successful career in Real Estate that spanned many years including opening the first Century 21 office in Florida located in Hallandale. Included in her achievements she served on the Hollywood Board of Realtors for years contributing to the success of the organization. Following that success she relocated to the Hiawassee/Young Harris area in 1994 and joined the Prudential Real Estate office located in Hiawassee and continued her successful career until her retirement forced on her by back problems that made it difficult for her to continue. She stayed active however and joined the Lady’s Red Hat Organization where she had many friends. Elanda truly loved living in the area and was always an advocate for the unique qualities of life afforded here. She is survived by daughters Yolanda and her husband David and daughter Dianne Pike and their families consisting of a total of 4 grand kids and 11 great grand kids. Banister Funeral Home assisted the family in their time of need and a Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 AM Saturday July 13 at Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church in Young Harris of which she was a member.
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