Betty Smith Jolly

Published 6:18 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017

Betty Smith Jolly, 90, went to Glory Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Fair Haven of Forest City, N.C. A native of Cleveland County, she was born to the late Washington and Mary Glenn Smith. She loved flowers, reading and quilting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 45 years, husband J. Clyde Jolley; son, Billy Jackson Jolley; sister, Ruth Crilley; brothers Paul, Glen, Bill, and George Smith.

She is survived by her daughter Bertha Allison and husband Larry of Green Creek; two grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.

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The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel.

Officiating will be Rev. Richard Stroup. Burial will immediately follow at Cleveland Memorial Park.

The family requests no flowers but donations to their favorite charity. Online condolences may be left at


Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
Shelby, N.C.