Obituary for Betty Jane Smith

    • Name: Betty Jane Smith
    • Home Town: Calabash
    • Date of Death: 10/19/2017
    • Birth Place: Kingtown NC
    • Birth Date: 08/20/1933
    • Service Date: 10/22/2017 at 01:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 10/21/2017
    • Visit Times: 6-8 PM at Tammy & Terry Hooks Home, 4646 Goose Lane, Shallotte, NC 28470
    • Service Place: New Britton Baptist Church, Ash, NC 28420
    • Interment: New Britton Baptist Church Cemetery

    Betty Jane Babson Smith, 84, of Calabash, formerly of Ash, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Davis Smith, and a brother, James Ogal Babson.

    She was a daughter of the late Bryant Babson and Clovis Ward Babson. After the death of her mother, as an eleven year-old, she served as a loving mother to her brothers and sister, and later to her own children. She was a homemaker and cosmetologist. She loved traveling, particularly enjoying flying and spending time with her family.

    Surviving are her daughters, Clovis Aldridge (Randy) of Wilmington, Tammy Hooks (Terry) of Ocean Isle Beach, and Terra McGuire (Brian) of Ash; brother, Wayne Babson of Supply; sister, Barbara Evans of Whiteville; grandchildren, Hunter Hooks, Sydney Slaska, Meghan McGuire, and Madison McGuire. Betty also had a loving extended family of half brothers and sisters and a sister-in-law that she loved dearly.


    Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Sunday, October 22, at New Britton Baptist Church, where she was a member, by The Rev. Steve Nobles and Mr. Patrick Hooks. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

    The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Saturday, from the home of Tammy and Terry Hooks, 4646 Goose Lane, Shallotte, NC 28470.

     On-line condolences may be sent to

     Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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