Mrs. Betty Smith – Gone Home


Many of you may have known Camp Jackson’s ranger of 17 years, George W. Smith.
I was informed today that his widow, Betty Jean Reed Smith, has passed away. 

Obituary for Mrs. Betty Jean Reed Smith

Betty Jean Reed Smith, age 81, of Scottsboro passed away Sunday August 12, 2018.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Pinehaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday August 15, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at Scottsboro Funeral Home.

Betty started her career as a registered nurse and then traveled as an Army wife and nurse, retiring after 25 years as a home health care nurse. She had a passion for helping others by donating many contributions and referring them to her favorite charity, CASA.

Betty leaves to cherish her memory: brother, Alfred Gordon Reed; daughters, Diane Smith Hall, Sandra Smith Carpenter, Kay Smith Hall(Jon), Beth Smith Wayslow(Chris); surrogate children, Charlie Grider and Ila Little; grandchildren, Rita and Johnny Oliveras, Michael and Wendi Garcia, Greg Garcia, Ryan and Alicia Hall, Randy and Taylor Hall, Bryce Hall, Ivy Michel, Billy Covington, Richie Covington, Casey Willingham, Bridgette Willingham, Matthew Willingham, Rebekah Hall, Jessica Hall, Gabrielle Hall and Will Bryant; great grandchildren, Vanessa Oliveras, Valerie Oliveras, Johnny Oliveras, Victoria Oliveras, Destinee Sensano, Klarissa Garcia, Amaya Garcia, Dominic Garcia, Cheyanne Hall, Kali Hall, Rilynn Hall, Addlynn Hall, Brantley Hall and Colton Thornberry; great great grandson, Mal’akai Kekoa Sensano; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Smith; parents, Alfred and Bertha Reed; brother, William Roy Reed; and a granddaughter, Clarissa Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CASA.