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Bettie Smith

d. June 1, 2014

Bettie Smith 74 years old
Our loving wife and mother, grandmother and dear friend, Bettie Smith, went to be in Gods loving arms on June 1, 2014 in Odessa, TX at the age of 74. She was born November 2, 1939 in Henderson, KY. She was the loving daughter of Millard and Bea Winget. Bettie married Roy C. Smith in Grandfalls, TX. June 28, 1957. She was a homemaker and stayathome mom until 1968. In 1968, she became owner and operator of The Steak House restaurant until it sold in 1979. She prided herself on having the best food establishment in West Texas. In 1983, she graduated from Midland College School of Vocational Nursing at Butz Continuing Education Center in Fort Stockton, TX. Unfortunately she never got the chance to work in the nursing field. She assisted her mother in managing The Sunday House Inn for a while. She was an advocate for CASA, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and Alzheimers Groups. Bettie was on the selection committee for picking Paisano Pete Roadrunner and a member of Beta Sigma Phi from 1974 to 1978. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Fort Stockton, TX for many years. She dedicated her life to helping many from the church and community. She was loving and caring to all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Millard and Bea Winget, and her brother, Morris Earl Turner.
She is survived by her husband Roy C. Smith, two sons, Roy G. Smith and wife Kerri of Lubbock George Smith of Pecos and one daughter, Beth Humphries of Gardendale. Five grandchildren, Robert Smith and wife Lindsey Steven Smith and wife Jessica Stephanie Stevens and husband Roger Colby Jones and wife Courtney and Vanessa Duncan and husband Casey. Other survivors include fourteen greatgrandchildren one sister, Jean Winget one sisterinlaw, Vivian Turner, and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Heart Association, The American Cancer Society, or The Alzheimers Association for research.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home of The Big Bend located at 301 N. Main Street in historic downtown Fort Stockton. Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home with a burial following at East Hill Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered to the family at


Heritage Funeral Home
301 N. Main
Fort Stockton, TX  79735
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
68 pm



Heritage Funeral Home
301 N. Main
Fort Stockton, TX  79735
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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