Brenda Carol Reed Smith


BEAUFORT - Brenda Carol Reed Smith, 64, of 1025 Merrimon Road, Beaufort, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City.

She was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the Combined Choir, Gospel Soul Seekers and the Praise Team.

She is survived by two sons, Sherman Lee Reed and Richard Smith Jr., both of the home; four daughters, Jacqueline R. Bobbitt of Raleigh, Sharon Scott of Roslyn, Pa., Jeannette Taylor of Beaufort and Valaria Smith of the home; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Willie L. Reed Jr. of Havelock and Frankie Reed of Beaufort; four sisters, Shelia Loud and Deborah Johnson, both of Beaufort, and Diana Tootle and Merenda Campbell, both of Havelock.

Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Mt. Tabor M.B. Church with the Rev. Hubert Judon, pastor, officiating. Entombment will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery.

The family will receive their friends and guest at the residence.

Electronic condolences may be sent to

Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc.

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Published in Sun Journal from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2014