"S" is for Smith, Nell Whitely (1929-2011). Legislator, educator, businesswoman. A native of North Carolina, Nell married Harris Page Smith and moved with him to Easley where she taught junior high school science. Later, she opened her own business, House Antiques and Gifts. In July 1981 on the death of her husband, a state senator Senate District No. 1 (Abbeville, Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens), she was elected to fill his unexpired term. In 1984, after redistricting, she was elected to two full terms for District No. 2 (Pickens).