Mrs. Betty Johnson Smith

Published 10:03 pm Monday, July 16, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Betty Johnson Smith, 86, on Sunday, July 15, 2018, went to be with her heavenly father and her family and friends that have gone before her.

Betty was most recently a resident of Jacksonville, Ala. but she was a longtime resident of West Point, Ga. and the Valley where she provided a nurturing home for her husband and family. Betty was a full time homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Ed Smith; her two daughters, Kathy Chamberlain, Fayetteville, Ga., and Janet (Ricky) Moore, Jacksonville, Ala.; four grandchildren, Fred (Beth) Edwards Chamberlain, LaGrange, Ga., Jamie Moore, Weaver, Ala., Dee (Richard) Epton, Williamson, Ga., and Rick (Lana) Moore, Millbrook, Ga.; two great grandsons, Joshua Epton, Williamson, Ga., and Jackson Moore, Prattville, Ala.; one brother Pete (Ann) Johnson, Grantville, Ga., and three generations of nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Lizzie Johnson; her brother, Herschel (Florine) Johnson, and her two sisters, Henrietta (Murray) Plant and Mary Ann (Bob) Ackerman.

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Her celebration of life will be held in the sanctuary of Spring Road Christian Church, Lanett, Ala. on Wednesday, July 18, at 2 p.m. EDT. Graveside services will follow at Marseilles Cemetery in West Point, Ga. The family will receive visitors Tuesday, July 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m EDT. at Bluffton Funeral Home in Lanett. The Reverends Larry Presley and David Bradshaw will officiate services. Flowers or donations to Spring Road Christian Church will be lovingly accepted by the family.

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