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Betty J. Smith, 71

AUG. 14, 1941-MARCH 20, 2013

March 21, 2013

Betty Jane Smith, 71, of Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at her home.

Born Aug. 14, 1941, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Evelyn (Foster) Swope. She was raised by her foster parents, Outerbridge and Helen Pry, now deceased.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was employed by Weis Market for 25 years.

She is survived by her husband, Sterling "Shots" Smith; children, John Gaver and wife, Robin, of Mount Airy, Md., Helen Seidel and husband, Larry, of Waynesboro, Perry Gaver of Gettysburg, Annette Johnson and husband, Chuck, of Smithsburg, Md., Betty Smith and husband, Gary, of Mount Airy, foster son, J.R. Dubel and wife, Tina, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Robin Asbury and husband, Billy, of Damascus, Md.; brothers, Richard Pry and David Pry, both of Burkittsville, Md., Robert Smith of Fairfield, Pa., Donnie Swope of Waynesboro, and Carroll Smith of Frederick, Md.; sisters, Ann Hahn of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and Louis White of Baltimore, Md.; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by son, David Gaver; grandson, Jason Smith; brothers, Frank Swope and Wesley Swope; and sister, Evelyn Boyer.

Services will be held Monday, March 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, with Pastor Kimberly Nunberg officiating. Burial will be in Smithsburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

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