Betty Smith


HICKSVILLE -- Betty L. Smith, 77, of Hicksville, passed away March 30, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Betty was born in Urbana on March 9, 1937, a daughter of the late Opal (Newsome) Shugars and Carl Bender.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Beverly Becher of Defiance, Brenda (Tom) McAlexander of Granger, Ind., Sharon Jackson of Mark Center, Robin (Roger) Theis of Camden, Mich., Kevin Schooley, Marion, Ohio, Lenny (Jennifer) Gamble of Hicksville, Tina (George) Hall of Antwerp, Patty (Eric) Nix of Kouts, Ind., and Tanya (Todd) Greenwalt of Hicksville; siblings, Kitty (Tom) Stuckman, Hicksville and Sally (Vic) Hill of Wolcottville, Ind.; special friend and sister-in-law, Margaret Clemens, Broughton; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Brian Schooley; brother, Ronald Bender; sister, Phyllis Noragon; husbands, Harold Schooley, James Gamble and Charles (Jim) Smith.

Her funeral service is Thursday at 2:30 p.m., with viewing one hour prior at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing is also Wednesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Six Corners Cemetery.

Memorials are to Parkview Hospice. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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