Bette Louise Smith, 85, of South Charleston, WV, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020, at her home.
She was born on January 13, 1935, in White Sulphur Springs, WV, to the late Ruth McFerrin Williams Lockhart and Cameron Mason Lockhart Sr.
Bette was retired from C&P Telephone Company.
Bette was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest H. Smith, in 1968; brother, Cameron Mason Lockhart Jr. (Ruth Pence Lockhart); sisters, Opal Grey Lockhart Warner (Gabriel Warner Jr.) and Norma Jane Lockhart Selden (Edward G. Selden); and nephews, Lynn Mifflin Lockhart, Jeffrey Alan Warner, and James K. Lockhart Jr.
Survivors include her sister, Martha Lockhart Frank Brown (Joe) of Culpeper, VA; brothers, James K. Lockhart Sr. (Ozella) of Rutledge, VA, Dennis P. Lockhart of White Sulphur Springs, and Jackson Earl Lockhart (Berta Lujan) of Florence, AZ; nephews, James Mason Lockhart, Michael Carroll Warner, Richard Dale Lockhart, Mark Alan Frank, Steven Hale Frank, Stuart Joe Frank, Mathew Brown, and Joseph Paskell Lockhart; nieces, Pamela Lockhart, Patricia Warner, Deborah Reagan, Alberta Frank Daggett, and Katelyn Lockhart Teliz; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV.
A graveside service will be held at the Andrew Chapel Cemetery in Williamsburg, WV, following the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donating to your local humane society or animal shelter.
Send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the January 28, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.