AUSTELL, GA — Mrs. Betty Smoot Barron, 81, of Austell, GA, widow of Rev. Robert G. Barron, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Wellstar-Cobb Hospital.
Mrs. Barron was born on April 25, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia a daughter of the late Alonzo Bell Smoot and Willis White Smoot. She was a former resident of the Kirkwood Section of Atlanta. Mrs. Barron was a graduate of Atlanta Business College. She was a faithful Pastor’s wife and served alongside her husband in his ministry as a Presbyterian Pastor and particularly enjoyed children’s ministry. Mrs. Barron was a member of Shallowford Presbyterian Church and as long as her health permitted she was a member of the Presbyterian Women.
Surviving are a sister, Lillian Smoot of Decatur, GA.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014 at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church, 402 Oak Mountain Road, Carrollton, GA, 30116, conducted by the Rev. Debbie Wells.
Graveside services will be held at noon, Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Union, SC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.