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Betty Jean Smith

September 10, 1934 September 11, 2018
Betty Jean Smith
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Obituary for Betty Jean Smith

Betty Jean Smith, 84, of Harriston, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

Jean was born on September 10, 1934, a daughter of the late Joe W. and Lillian (Derrer) Martin.

She was a member of Grace Memorial Episcopal Church in Lynnwood.

On Oct. 17, 1953, she was united in marriage to Claude J. “Jack” Smith, Jr., who preceded her in death on May 4, 2015.

Jean is survived by a daughter, Jennie Beverage and husband, Scott, of Franklin, WV; sister, Peggy Smith of Keezletown; brothers, Norman Martin and wife, Norma Jean, of Harrisonburg, and Carl Martin and wife, Agnus, of Criders; three grandchildren, Jason Beverage (Christina), Sumers Wilson (Andrew), and Ashley Graves (Davy); nine great-grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by a son, Claude Joel Smith, III; siblings, Raymond Martin, JoAnn Shifflett, and Joyce Harbin.

A memorial service will be conducted 3 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes, with Chaplain David Kite officiating. Burial will be private.

The family would like to thank her special caregivers, Brenda and Charles Shifflett, for all the loving care they provided.

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3:00 PM 10/6/2018 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/6/2018 4:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service Grottoes

Chaplain David Kite officiating. Burial will be private.

Johnson Funeral Service Grottoes

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