BARGERSVILLE ---- Betty J. Smith, 78, of Bargersville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004 at her residence.
Born March 30, 1926 in Huntingburg, she was the daughter of Albert and Pearl (Merchant) Bische. She married Dr. B.R. Smith on June 2, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 1, 2003.
She was a homemaker. She graduated from Huntingburg High School and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion.
Survivors include: one son Lyle R. Smith of Spurgeon; two daughters, Peggy A. Baldwin and Melinda "Mindy" J. Gabehart, both of Bargersville; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers, Albert and Howard "Bud" Bische.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, St. Rd. 135 Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.