Sammi Smith’s Death – Cause and Date

Sammi Smith Death Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 5, 1943

Death Date February 12, 2005

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Emphysema

Profession Country Singer

The country singer Sammi Smith died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American country singer who released the 1971 hit song, “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” She is considered one of the only female outlaw country music singers.

She married when she was fifteen years old and went on to have four children including Waylon Payne, an actor who starred in the 2005 film Walk the Line in the role of Jerry Lee Lewis.

On February 12, 2005, at the age of 61, Sammi Smith died at her home in Oklahoma City of emphysema.