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Betty Edenfield Garrett Smith

December 16, 1927 ~ January 26, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Betty Edenfield Garrett Smith, age 95, of Swainsboro, GA, on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Community Hospice in Vidalia, GA.

Mrs. Smith was born December 16, 1927, in Wadley, Jefferson County, GA, to the late Palmer G. and Maggie Braddy Edenfield.  She was employed as a secretary with the Reese Road Elementary School for many years and was of the Baptist Faith.  Mrs. Smith was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, her family was her greatest joy and accomplishment.  She enjoyed gardening, reading and watching old movies. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands, Jessie Thomas Garrett and Charles Smith; daughter, Melissa Margaret Coker; brother, Palmer Gordon “Bubba” Edenfield Jr.; granddaughter, Sydney Kate Smith.

Survivors Include:

Son: Thomas Garrett (Cheryl) of Swainsboro, GA.

Grandchild: Thomas P. Garrett.

Great-Grandchild: Jackson Garrett Bullington.

Nieces, Nephews and extended family and friend.

In lieu of flower the family request memorial contributions to the Community Hospice, 904 Mt. Vernon Rd., Vidalia, GA 30474.

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