1938-2014 Bettye Graves Smith, 76, of Center, formerly of Port Arthur, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in San Augustine. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 30, 2015 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Frank Holrath officiating. Interment will follow at McClelland Cemetery in Shelbyville. Ms. Smith was born July 10, 1938 in San Augustine to Marshal Graves and Cecile Alvis Graves. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Nederland Chapter, Daughters of the Nile and Liberty Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by Husband: Billie George Smith, Sr. of Center Daughter: Jule Smith Joffrion and husband, Oscar, of Port Arthur Son: Billie George Smith, Jr. and wife, Suzette, of Center Grandchildren: Shelby Joffrion Presnell and husband, Parke, of Fort Worth Amanda Joffrion Moors and husband, Dan, of Charleston, South Carolina Benjamin Joffrion and Raven of Beaumont Jessica Smith of Humble Zachary Smith and wife, Nicole, of Nederland Savannah Smith of Bridge City Great Grandchildren: Caroline Moors of Charleston, South Carolina Coy Broussard of Nederland Carter Smith of Nederland Carson Smith of Nederland Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends Pallbearers will be Parke Presnell, Dan Moors, Mike Scarber, Carl Davis Smith, Tommy Landry and Dean Mize. Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
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Watson & Sons Funeral Home - Center
1554 State Highway 7 East PO Box 232
Center, TX 75935
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 30, 2015