Beth Smith Wiki – Beth Smith Biography
Duane Chapman, also known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, reportedly gave the ashes of his loving wife Beth Smith to her maternal family to fulfill his late mother’s last wish. Beth’s mother, Bonnie Joan “BJ” Johannsen, died at the age of 82 on November 20 in Littleton, Colorado, according to her obituary. A representative for Chapman told TMZ that one of Bonnie’s last wishes was to rest with her daughter, who predeceased her.
When the bounty hunter found out about the request, he decided to make it happen. The source revealed that Dog has given some of Beth’s ashes to his sister Melinda Lehmann, who also has Bonnie’s ashes. Beth and her mother shared a rocky relationship, but they made sure to patch things up before she passed away, TMZ reported. The reality star died at age 51 in July 2019, after a long battle with throat cancer.
Beth Smith Age
Beth Smith is 34 years old.
Beth Smith Cause of Death
After his death, the ‘Dog’s Most Wanted’ star held a secret rowing ceremony in Hawaii to spread his ashes in the waters off Waikiki. Only a few friends and close family members of Beth were told about a monument at Fort DeRussy Beach, TMZ reported. During the ceremony, Chapman told mourners that his wife asked to be memorialized in Hawaii because it was his favorite place on earth. ”
She said, ‘Please Hawaiian style…please do it right,'” the reality star said, according to the Daily Mail. “She loved Hawaii and she loved the people. The people she loved most of all.” . According to a TMZ report, Dog used ceremonial ashes for that secret ceremony and scattered her actual ashes in other places that were important to her.
As for the ashes she still has, Dog told the outlet: “Now I understand what it really means to rest in peace. I hope Beth can now rest in peace.” Dog, who is currently married to his sixth wife, Francie Frane, recently sold his ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ mansion, where he lived with Beth for more than a decade.
The former couple bought the house in 2009 for just $750,000. The mansion is the same property that was featured extensively on Chapman’s reality shows, “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt,” and “Dog’s Most Wanted.” Initially listed in October for $1.69 million, a pending offer was in the works in November following a $95,000 price cut. The home reportedly closed at the asking price of $1,595,000, according to the New York Post.