April 27, 1949 - August 9, 2021
SMITH, Mrs. Bettie Sue - Age 72, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Family hour 11:00 AM Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Rising Star Baptist Church, 520 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 12:00 PM. Interment Flint Memorial Park, G-9506 N. Dort Hwy. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the Church 11:00 AM Saturday. Mrs. Smith will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday, with the family present from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM to receive friends. Mrs. Bettie Sue Smith was born April 27, 1949 in Sprotts, Alabama, the daughter of Harry Sr. and Gertrude Rutledge. Bettie accepted the Lord at an early age at New Hope Baptist Church in Sprotts, AL. She moved to Flint, Michigan where she met her late husband, Commie Smith. The two were united in Holy Matrimony and to this union 4 children were born. Bettie joined the New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church where she served 10 years as a Nurse, and also an Usher. She also worked at the Grand Blanc Metal Center from 1972-1989, she retired early devoting herself to raising her grandchildren. Bettie was a cancer survivor who loved cook her favorite southern style food for her family and friends. Her favorite was taco night with the family. She enjoyed Word Searches, soap operas and games shows. Bettie was loved and adored by the entire Beecher Community. She departed this life on August 9th, 2021 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Mrs. Bettie Sue Smith leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Teresa Smith; sons, Terry Smith, both of Mt. Morris, MI and Tremayne (Monique) Smith; 5 granddaughters, Tierra Smith, Ariyanna Smith, Tyana Houston, Tarra Thompson and Macaiah Smith; 4 grandsons, Tremayne Smith Jr., DeQuintes Smith, Keon Smith and Kevin Roland Jr.; 6 great-grandchildren, Nyana Smith, Tyrion McMillian, DeAdrian Searcy Jr., Quinn’Trell Watson, King Houston, Zion Smith and Xavier Smith; sister, Mamie (Aaron) Allen of Grand Blanc, MI; brother-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Willie James Smith; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including 2 special aunts, Mamie Daniels of Chicago, IL and Sadie Mae Moore of North Carolina. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Commie Smith; son, Timothy Smith; parents, Harry and Gertrude Rutledge; sisters, Joannie King and Perarlie Mae; brother, Harry Rutledge. The family would like to express special thanks to the DaVita Columbus East Dialysis Team, special thanks to Tamiya Thornton RN, Pastor Devontae Powell and the Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Sammy and Brenda Mason.
SMITH, Mrs. Bettie Sue - Age 72, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Family hour 11:00 AM Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Rising Star Baptist Church, 520 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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