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Betty Jane (Birtcher) Smith

September 21, 1929 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Betty Jane Smith, age 92, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Community Hospital in Anderson, IN. She was born in Morgantown, WV, on September 21, 1929, the daughter of the late James and Emma (Kiernan) Birtcher. On August 16, 1969, she married Sherman "Orvial" Smith and they shared 36 years of marriage together before he passed away on August 9, 2005.  

Betty retired from Brockway Glass after several years of service.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed reading, genealogy, crafting, coin collecting and was a Master Gardener. She especially loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren. 

Betty is survived by four loving daughters, Beverly Martin of Anderson, IN, Frances L. of Elwood, IN, Deborah (Nathan) Hale of Alexandria, IN, and Barbara (Steve) Stanley of Summitville, IN; five sons, Lowell Smith of FL, Ronald (Kathy) Smith of Gas City, IN, Howard Smith of Kokomo, IN, Harold (Darlene) Smith of Frankton, IN, and Christopher (Cindy Reed) Farley of HI; 40 grandchildren, and a wealth of great and great-great- grandchildren. 

Along with her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by two daughters, Caroline Mullins and Charlotte Leland; two sons, Charles Farley & Donald Smith; grandchildren, Andrew Stanley, Melissa Hobbs & Daniel Latecki; son-in-law, Robert Martin; four brothers, James, Calvin, George & Jack Birtcher; three sisters, Lillian Shostek, Isadore Hall & Eleanor McGinnis. 

Visitation will be Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, IN. 
Funeral service celebrating Betty's life will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, with Rev. Scott Blaylock officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Elwood.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Elwood VFW.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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