Betty Jane Bolton SmithAge 81, of Paris, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Services are scheduled for Monday, February 27 at 2 pm at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with the Rev. Kevin Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service.
Mrs. Smith, the daughter of Dewey Wilson Bolton and Ivee McFadden Bolton, was born on January 7, 1942, in Lamar County.
Betty grew up in Paris and graduated in 1960 with honors from Paris High School. She married her soulmate, Homer Lee Smith, on November 23, 1960. Together they enjoyed 62 years of marriage until her death on December 2, 2022.
Betty retired from the Paris Regional Medical Center in 2016, after a long career.
His happiest moments were spent with his family, especially with his grandchildren. He relished any opportunity to spoil his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her husband, parents, and a sister, Nell Bolton Gardner, preceded her in death.
Survivors include daughters, Niki Mathews and husband Duwane and Kristi Harvey and husband Mike, grandchildren, Chris Mathews and wife Courtney, Chase Harvey and wife Chelsea, and Kaden Harvey and fiancee Mariah Howard, great-grandchildren, Carter Harvey and Callan Harvey, and niece, Vicki Gardner Crawford along with a host of friends.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care and support.
The casket bearers will be Chris Mathews, Chase Harvey, Kaden Harvey, Michael Webb, Duwane Mathews and Mike Harvey.
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