Brenda Carol Reed Smith, 64, of 1025 Merrimon Road, Beaufort, died on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City.
She was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the Combined Choir, Gospel Soul Seekers and the Praise Team.
Funeral was Friday at Mt. Tabor M.B. Church with the Rev. Hubert Judon officiating.
Entombment was in the church cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Sherman Lee Reed and Richard Smith Jr., of the home; four daughters, Jacqueline R. Bobbitt of Raleigh, Sharon Scott of Roslyn, Pa., Jeannette Taylor of Beaufort and Valaria Smith of the home; two brothers, Willie L. Reed Jr. of Havelock and Frankie Reed of Beaufort; four sisters, Shelia Loud and Deborah Johnson of Beaufort, and Diana Tootle and Merenda Campbell of Havelock; and 10 grandchildren;
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, New Bern.