Mother Gets Help Paying for Her Son's Burial - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Mother Gets Help Paying for Her Son's Burial

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For the past week Dessi Smith has been asking drivers who pull up to the corner of Everhart and SPID to give money so that she could bury her son, Billy Fretwell. She was hoping to raise enough money to pay for the  funeral expenses. Her son was hit by a vehicle while crossing a street in San Antonio back in May and he passed away a week ago, Friday.

Her plea touched a nerve, because lots of people came forward to help after our initial story.
One group in particular,  Beach to Bay organizers donated 700 dollars. That was the money she needed to pay for expenses to bury her son in Forth Worth. Now, Ms. Smith is happy that next week her son will get the proper burial.