Betty Marie Smith

Betty Marie Smith

SPRINGFIELD- Betty Marie Smith, 84, of Springfield, died at 12:10 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013.

Betty was born August 8, 1928 in Springfield, the daughter of John and Robia Ferry Peontek. She married Theodore J. Smith on June 1, 1946 in Springfield.

Betty attended Pleasant Hill Elementary School and worked at the Track Kitchen at the fairgrounds and worked in the cafeteria at Marine Bank for 22 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Theodore J. "Ted" Smith of Springfield; five children, Drena J. (husband, Terry) Stickel of Springfield, Theodore John Smith (wife, Jean Ryan) of Springfield, Timothy R. (wife, Debbie) Smith of Jacksonville, Kenneth L. (wife, Lisa) Smith of Springfield, and Melinda S. Smith of Laguna Niguel, CA; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Nancy (husband, Ron) Saathoff of Springfield.

A private family ceremony will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating.

The family of Betty Marie Smith is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

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Funeral Home

Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-4646