Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at C.A. Burke M.B. Church in Rosedale. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Rosedale with Reverend Tom Meeks officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-5 p.m. and from 5-6 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel in Rosedale, and from noon-1 p.m. in the church on Saturday before the service.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Elizabeth Smith; brother, Leon Smith; an uncle; and a niece.
She is survived by her husband, Willie Beattie of Rosedale; children, Linda, Shawanda, Rob and Bob Beattie, all of Evansville, Ind., and Shaudarekkia Drummer of Pensacola, Fla; sisters, Francie Green of Greenville, Alberta Edna Smith of Greenville, Emma Smith of Rosedale, Earnestine Smith of Chicago, Ill., and Charlene Williams of Georgia; 12 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.