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Betty Frances Berry Smith, 93, of Fairmont, passed away Monday (June 12, 2017) in her home.
She was born April 4, 1924 in Barrackville, a daughter of the late William Master and Icie Mae Tennant Berry.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Smith, whom she married Jan. 8, 1982.
Betty was a member of the Baptist Temple. She was a registered nurse by profession as well as by passion. She received her certification on Sept. 1, 1945 with certificate No. 7477. She was well respected in the medical community, having worked with the VA Hospital, Fairmont General, and retiring from Marion Health Care in Fairmont. Betty was adored by her many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her seven siblings.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Virginia Rescue Ministries, 107 Jefferson Street, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Friends and family may visit from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and from 9-10 a.m. Friday at the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Holley Faulkner officiating. Interment will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont, WV.
Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 14, 2017
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