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A Celebration of Bettie’s Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Timberlake Baptist Church with Pastor Bryan Ferrell officiating.

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Bettie Powell Smith

August 18, 1936 - March 24, 2022

Bettie Powell Smith, 85, of Lynchburg passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022. She was the loving wife of Charles E. Smith for over 64 years.

Bettie was born August 18, 1936, in Lynchburg a daughter of the late William Price Powell and Elizabeth Campbell Powell. Bettie was retired from Busy Bee Day Care and was a life-long member of Timberlake Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Bettie is survived by her five sons: Charles E. Smith, Jr. (Susan) of Lynchburg, Mark A. Smith (Kathy) of Forest, Jeff L. Smith (Melissa) of Lynchburg, Timothy S. Smith (Tami) of Orange Park, FL, and Kevin P. Smith of Lynchburg, eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six sisters and four brothers.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2022 at Timberlake Baptist Church.

A Celebration of Bettie’s Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Timberlake Baptist Church with Pastor Bryan Ferrell officiating.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Timberlake Baptist Church or to Gideons International.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit obituaries.tharpfuneralhome.com.

 

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My pretty blue eyes … how I’ll cherish our laughs and conversations. Sending prayers and condolences to the entire family. She definitely made my days brighter.

Posted by Candice Hill on March 31, 2022

So sorry to hear of sweet granny's passing. She was a wonderful bright and cheerful little lady with alot of spunk. She will be greatly missed! Sending hugs and prayers to her family and friends.

Posted by The Forbes Family on March 28, 2022

Sorry to hear of your passing aunt bootsie prayers to uncle Charles and all of my cousins RIP

Posted by TONY POWELL on March 27, 2022

My name is Jeri Dawkins iam Eddie Powell daughter lewis Powell my grandfather. Booster was my teacher care taker at busy bee. I will miss her.

Posted by Dawkins Jeri on March 27, 2022

RIP Aunt Bootsie You will be missed dearly I know your at peace up there in Heaven will all your sisters and brothers now Please hug and kiss my mom for me and rest easy Love Martha

Posted by Martha Doss on March 26, 2022

Beautiful

Posted by Martha Doss on March 26, 2022

My you rest in peace aunt boostie we love you and you will be missed I know you are with my mom you are in good hands my condolence to your family love Susan ( puddin ) and family

Posted by Susan Raposo on March 26, 2022

My you rest in peace aunt boostie we love you and you will be missed I know you are with my mom you are in good hands my condolence to your family love Susan ( puddin ) and family

Posted by Susan Raposo on March 26, 2022

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