Betty Dorce Burke was born in 1939 in Sumter County, Georgia to Gordon Burke and Esther D. Bodiford. She married Samuel Jackson Smith after 1950 in Georgia. Betty passed away in 2009 in Donalsonville, Georgia and is buried in the Friendship Cemetery in Donalsonville, Georgia.
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7PN-7LX : 8 January 2021), Betty Burke in household of Gordon Burke, District 1046, Seminole, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 125-3, sheet 14B, line 41, family 226, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 708.