Betty Diane Smith

May 16, 1956 – December 13, 2020

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West Point, MS – Betty Diane Smith, 64, passed away on December 13, 2020 at NMMC in West Point. She was born May 16, 1956 in Pascagoula to James D. Kirkland and Virginia Beckham. On June 7, 1974, she married Robert Smith and the newly weds moved to West Point. Betty was a Walmart Support Manager for 8 years and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Betty was a very loving wife who enjoyed working in her yard. She especially loved spending time with her grand kids and great grand kids. Anyone that came in contact with Betty knew just what a giving and caring person she was. She will be missed by all.

No services have been scheduled at this time.

Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband; Robert Smith of West Point, her daughters; Amy Pilgrim (Jeffery) of Union and Nikki Smith (Shane) of Caledonia, six grandchildren; Michelle Pilgrim, Jessica Williamson, Nick Pilgrim, Ashley Weaver, Cal Womack and Dre Collier, four great grandchildren; Karleigh McKinney, Nataleigh Pilgrim, Scarlette Pilgrim and Jaxson Pilgrim, one sister; Pat Vowell, two brothers; Danny Kirkland and Sonny Kirkland.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother; Chuck Kirkland.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Cal Womack, Dre Collier and Nick Pilgrim.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39215.

Friends may leave an online condolence at

Calvert Funeral Home
P.O. Box 77
West Point, MS 39773

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