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MOSKEL, Jolie Smith

MOSKEL, Jolie Smith

MOSKEL - Jolie Smith Age 67, of SC, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on April 2, 1950 in Cleveland, OH to the late Douglas and Martha (Huffman) Smith. Jolie was a graduate of Delaware Hayes High School, Delaware, OH in 1968 and from Ambassador College, Pasadena, California in 1973 earning a degree in education. After raising her family and homeschooling her children for a short while, Jolie returned to school, attending Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia obtaining her master's degree in Psychology in 2001. In 2002, Jolie opened up a Mental Health Counseling practice in Columbia, SC as a licensed, professional therapist. Jolie had a special interest in individuals who were struggling with issues relating to growing up in a home with an alcoholic parent or other abusive family situation. Jolie was a deeply spiritual person, reading her Bible daily and spending time in prayer. Her deep faith brought her to a number of meaningful Bible Studies, some of which she served as the leader. Jolie was kind-hearted, passionate, intelligent, inquisitive, and full of life especially when playing with her grandchildren. Jolie was an accomplished pianist, artist (painter), enjoyed making jewelry and decorating her home. She enjoyed being outdoors and spending time in her garden beds and taking long walks. Jolie was well read and was constantly challenging herself to learn. She was dedicated to her family and loved unconditionally. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Jesse (Carol) Moskel, Ben (Casey) Moskel, Daniel Moskel; grandchildren, Becket, Makenna, Lincoln, Piper and Delaney Moskel; siblings, Doug (Sally) Smith of Sunbury, OH, Becky (Rick) Fair of Delaware, OH and nieces, nephews, and friends. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Molly Rebecca Moskel. A celebration of Jolie's life will be held from 1 PM - 5 PM on Sunday, February 18th at the River Center at Saluda Shoals, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Voice of Martyrs at

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