Betty Smith 86, of Taylorville passed away August 27, 2012 at 5:16pm at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born March 22, 1926 in Versailles, IL., the daughter of Manley and Ethel M. Green VanHyning. She married Dudley D. Harvell in October, 1941 in Palmyra and divorced in December, 1969 and then married Donald G. Smith in June, 1976 in Las Vegas, NV. She was a housewife.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; sons, Tom (Karen) Harvell of Taylorville and Zeke Harvell of Deadwood, OR.; daughters, Cherilyn (Dave) Mundhenke of Morrisonville, Christine Manzi Painter of Henderson, NV., Kathleen (Michael) Hemmer of Summit, OR., and Melissa (Mark)Randolph of Garland, TX.; 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, 7 brothers and sisters, and daughter Pamela VanHyning.
Funeral services will be a private family memorial service at a later date with Rev. Larry Best officiating. Inurnment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in rural Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association 3816 Paysphere Circle Chicago, IL. 60674-0001 or St. Johns Hospice 800 E. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL. 62769.