January 7, 1941 - December 30, 2020
Conway,SC.....Betty Burroughs Smith, 79, passed away Wednesday, December 30,2020 at Grand Strand Hospital in Myrtle Beach, SC. from complications of Covid. Betty was born on January 7, 1941 in Conway, SC daughter to the late Robert Bethea and Maude McTeer Burroughs. She was a 1958 graduate of Conway High School and received her Bachelors Degree in English from Wesleyan College in 1962. She began a teaching career in DeKalb County schools in Atlanta, Ga. She is survived by her husband, Ben Seymore Smith, of Conway; son, Shawn Burroughs Smith (Natalie) of Birmingham, Alabama; and daughters, Shannon Smith McConnel (Atilla Koller) of Anna Marie Island, Florida; Stephanie McTeer Smith (Todd Evans) of Flagler Beach, Florida; and six grandchildren, Ryan Smith and Blake Smith of Birmingham, Alabama; Teague Kollar of Anna Marie Island, Florida; Jeffrey Monroe, Payton Monroe and Reese Monroe of Palm Coast, Florida. Betty is also survived by her sister and best friend, Barbara Jo Burroughs Lackey (Charlie) of Atlanta, Georgia and many cousins and friends. "Betty had a gift....she was loved by all who knew her throughout the stages of her life..She was the true definition of a loyal friend and that's why everyone wanted to be her BFF and she was voted Best All-Around Senior Superlative. We will miss her zany personality, her wit and her kind heart. Now she will be a sparkling star above us all. ". Harriet Hollander, high school BFF. Betty was also an avid tennis player and enthusiast and won several doubles titles over the years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Conway. Graveside services will be held Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Lakeside Cemetery with Rev. Kyle Randle officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Betty's memory to the First United Methodist Church of Conway, SC at 1001 Fifth Ave., Conway SC 29526 Sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is serving the family.
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