Obituaries

Betty Smith

May 12, 1932 - November 15, 2017

Service Date: November 20, 2017

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson

Cemetery Elmira Cemetery

  • Visitation: 1-2p, Monday, November 20, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
  • Funeral: 2p, Monday, November 20, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
  • Burial: Elmira Cemetery following the service

Betty Fern (Knutter) Smith, was born May 12, 1932, at Elmira, Missouri, and passed away November 15, 2017.

She married Marvin (Bud) Smith on June 9,1950. He preceded her in death after 61 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her mother and father, Ed and Cordelia Knutter, five brothers, Ralph, Arch, Bill, Glenn, and Joe Knutter, one sister, Kathleen Scobee, and one great grandchild, Lucas Michael Morse.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie and Steve Michael, Deniese and Darrold Pettiecord and two sons, Tim Smith and Philip and Darlene Smith. Betty had 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. She was a member of Kidder Baptist Church.

Betty worked at Ball Clinic in Excelsior Springs for five years and later cooked for Lawson Schools for 11 years before working for Hallmark until her retirement in 1994.

Funeral Services will be at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson on Monday, November 20, 2017; visitation at 1p, with service following at 2p. Burial in Elmira Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 .

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