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HILDEBRAN Mrs. Betty Jo Bridges Smart, 84, of Hildebran, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Trinity Ridge in Hickory following a period of declining health. Betty Jo, or “Bed Jo” as her father affectionately called her, was born Jan. 2, 1933,
at her parent’s home in Hildebran. She was the eldest child of the late Marion Posey Bridges and Mattie Iola Mosteller, and was proceeded in death by her parents, her late husband, Murl Ray Smart Sr.; infant son, Jerry Ray Smart; and brother, Charles Lamar Bridges Sr. Betty Jo is survived by sons, Murl Ray Smart Jr. and wife, Betty of Mountain View,
Troy Daren Smart Sr. Bridges and wife, Edith of Hildebran; sister, Frances A. Geer and husband, Robert “Bob” of Reyonldsburg, Ohio; sister in law, Christine H. Bridges of Icard; along with more than a dozen grandchildren and multiple great grandchildren. Betty Jo had several passions in life. She loved the Lord, her family,
her church, and lighthouses. She delighted in her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. It was her wish, that all her family would come to know Jesus Christ as Savior, and for them to attend and support their local Church. Betty Jo was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church Hildebran. She was a godly woman who unselfishly served her church in many capacities from Sunday school to WMU, GA’s, Acteens, and multiple other positions. She loved her family and her church dearly, and loved the beach, especially lighthouses. She had visited each lighthouse along the North Carolina coast,
while vacationing many times with her family, the Currituck Lighthouse being her favorite. Betty Jo lived her life by example. An example of love that was demonstrated by actions. She loved life, and lived it to the fullest. She leaves behind a legacy for all to remember and cherish. 9, at First Baptist Church Hildebran, with the Rev. Ron Arndt and Pastor Daren Smart officiating. Interment will follow the service in the First Baptist Church Hildebran Cemetery. The family would like to thank Catawba Hospice, Trinity Ridge, and First Baptist Church Hildebran for the love, support, and care, given to Betty Jo. Box 220,
Hildebran, NC 28637. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Smart family.