Betty Elrod Smith passed away on Monday March 2, 2020 at Willowwood Nursing Center in Flowery Branch, Georgia.
Mrs. Smith was born in Gainesville, Georgia on April 17, 1929, to Will and Belle Allen Elrod. She was a 1946 graduate of Gainesville High School and attended Perry Business School. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Hammond Smith, and her sisters, Frances Mundy, Louise Garrett, Mary Ruth Patterson, and Jamie Elrod.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Larry Johnston; son, Kevin Smith; grandchildren, Wally Smith and Katie Dunn, Clay and Lyndsey Smith; Mary Beth Smith,Christopher Smith, Parker and Morgan Smith; great-grandchildren, Meredith Rogers, Jude Rogers, Pearl Smith, Collin Smith (arriving this summer); several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Sunday March 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Services will be held in the Chapel of Little & Davenport on Monday March 9, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dee Dillin officiating. Internment will be in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
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