Beverly Sue Smith, age 78, of Amboy and formerly of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Miller's Merry Manor in Peru, IN surrounded by her loving family and friends following a courageous battle with cancer. Beverly was born on January 22, 1941, in Anderson, IN the daughter of Roy Clark and Dave & Hazel (Webb) DeWitt.
She was raised in Frankton, IN and formerly worked for several years for J. Lewis Small Company before retirement. Beverly was married to Don Gamble who passed away and then she married to Leon Smith on May 1, 1970 and he has passed away. She enjoyed playing the piano and accordion, and singing gospel and country music. Beverly always greeted you with a smile, ready to serve you coffee or tea and to have a good conversation. She loved spending time with her children and grand children. She will be greatly missed by her musical family and friends.
Beverly is survived by her companion, Ron Hicks of Amboy, three children, Don (Tammy) Gamble of Tipton, Debbie (Mark) Jarvis and Diane Martin & companion Jeff Harding both of Sevierville, TN, two step children, Hank Smith and Jerry (Kathy) Smith both of Elwood, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Clark & Hazel DeWitt, first husband, Don Gamble and second husband, Leon Smith son, Doug Gamble, sisters, Evelyn Thomason, Ruth Fridley and Joan Ryan, and brothers, Bill DeWitt and Charles Clark.
Funeral service celebrating Beverly's life will be at 6:00 pm Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, Indiana with Pastor Logan Westrick officiating. Cremation will follow with burial at a later date.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 31, 2019, from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Beverly's family would like to thank the staff of Miller's Merry Manor in Peru and the staff of Premier Hospice for the wonderful treatment she received while in their care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Foundation.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com
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