Betsy Ann Johnson Smith
August 23, 1928 – October 1, 2017
CHARLOTTE – Betsy Ann Johnson Smith, 89, died Sunday morning with her family surrounding her. She was born in Wake County to the late James Milton & Annie Mae Beasley Johnson. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend who delighted in being with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon C. Smith, Sr., son: Vernon C. Smith, Jr.; siblings; Nancy Elizabeth Brooks Parker, Bertha Medlin, Lois Underhill Bullock, Mildred Kalsey & James M. Johnson, Jr.
She is survived her children; C. Daniel Smith (Cecilia) of Huntington, WV, Ronald E. Smith of Charlotte, David A. Smith (Kay) of Charlotte, James B. Smith of Charlotte, Betsy S. Gaskamp (Lee) of Charlotte, siblings; Jeannie Johnson of Wendell, William F. Johnson, Joel Johnson (LaVonda) of Raleigh and brother-in-law Robert Kalsey of Santa Rosa, daughter-in-law, Caroline Smith, 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, & 3 great, great grandchildren.
She has requested in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Caraleigh Baptist Church, 1400 Green Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.
Visitation 12:30 – 2 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with graveside service at 3 pm, Montlawn Memorial Park following the visitation.