Elizabeth A. Kidd, 54, of Jonesboro, died Aug. 31, 2003. Surviving are husband Garland D. Kidd Sr.; daughter Kelly Askew; son-in-law Glenn Askew; grandson Troy Askew; son Garland "Dennis" Kidd Jr.; daughter Melinda Myers; son-in-law Duane Myers; grandson Justin Myers; brothers Peter and Steven Keat; and other family members in Sydney, Australia.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Jonesboro United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Newton and the Rev. Roger Vest officiating. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pope Dickson & Son Jonesboro Chapel, (770) 478-7211, is handling arrangements.

Betty New Smith

Betty Louise New Smith of Fayetteville, 75, died Aug. 31, 2003.

She was born Dec. 10, 1927. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 3, 2003 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Chapel in Fayetteville. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Carl Smith Sr. Survivors include her sons Tommy (Barbara) Reese of Griffin, Ronnie (Jennifer) Reese of Fayetteville and Hugh Beale of Fayetteville; daughters Willie (Sharon) Deaton of Hampton and Roger (Mary) McWaters of Okachobee, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers; one sister.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Chapel in Fayetteville is handling arrangements.