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Betty J. Smith, 82

NOV. 3, 1930-DEC. 20, 2012

December 21, 2012
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Betty J. Smith, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Golden Living Center.

Born Nov. 3, 1930 in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Mehrle D. and Alice T. (Kirby) Smith.

She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Robert (Bob) E. Wolfe.

Betty was known for her love of family, children and friends.

She is survived by six sons, James (Jim) C. Smith Sr. and wife, Juanita, Daniel L. Smith and wife, Lori, Donald (Jack) Smith and wife, Robin, Clark L. Smith and wife, Pam, Neal H. Smith and wife, Angie, and Mehrle (Deedle) D. Smith; three daughters, Nancy L. Shaw and husband, Loren, Sherry L. Mentzer and husband, Bob, and Joyce A. Smith; one brother, Alvey J. Smith and wife, Joann; a loving daughter-in-law, Nancy J. Smith, and Chris Mason. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry W. Smith; one sister, Harriet F. Stockslager; and brothers, Mehrle (Jack) Smith and Lloyd R. Smith.

Funeral services will be held at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Betty Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10  to 11 a.m. immediately prior to the service.  

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