Betty J. Smith, 73

January 07, 2009

AUG. 28, 1935-JAN. 6, 2009

Betty Jane Smith, 73, of 911 Corbett St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 28, 1935, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Hollie Hollingsworth and Minnie Iona Bowers Turner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Edward Smith, in 1966.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She was employed by Statton Furniture Co. in Hagerstown, retiring in 1996 after 20 years of service.

She was a Christian.

She is survived by four daughters, Carleen H. Cartwright, Pamela K. Loudin and Kathy J. Smith, all of Hagerstown and Leann M. Guardascione of Lexington, Va.; one son, Shane S. Smith of Frederick, Md.; one sister, Sally Gsell of Hagerstown; five brothers, Sam Turner, Irvin Turner, Harold Turner, Dean Turner and John Turner, all of Hagerstown; 14 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.


She was preceded in death by one son, Gregory T. Smith; four sisters, Carrie Whitmere, Elsie Young, Florence Turner and Evelyn Turner; four brothers, Clarence Turner, Virgil Turner, Arthur Turner and Allen Turner; and one grandson.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The Rev. Michael Henning will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Shane S. Smith, P.O. Box 693, Buckeystown, MD 21717.

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