July 29 2019
Betty Simpson Smith, 92, of Scott Depot, passed away on July 29, 2019. Born on June 28, 1927, she had fond memories of growing up in Cedar Grove, WV. After marrying her husband Layman in 1950, the couple became some of the first to move to the Teays Valley area. She is preceded in death by her husband Layman, her parents Howard and Della Simpson, her brothers; Kermit, Spencer, and Warren, her sister Virginia, and her son Bruce. She is survived by her son Kent (Susan) from Edwardsville, IL, her daughter Brenda from Nashville, TN, three grandchildren; Jeremy (Brandy), Jon-Michael, and Julianna and three great grandchildren; Kaitlin, Nicholas, and Benjamin. After retiring from the West Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, Betty volunteered in literacy programs, discovered an ability to paint, and became an avid genealogist. With the loving assistance of her niece Jo Martin and friend Karen Bess, Betty continued to live in the home she loved and helped build 65 years earlier. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, August 2, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Alzheimer Association (alz.org). You may share memories of Betty by visiting her tribute page at ChapmanFuneralHomes.com Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane is honored to serve the Smith family. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Betty Smith please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Betty Smith July 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Winfield, state: West Virginia