In Memory of Bramwell High School Class '46 Classmate

BETTY JO STACEY

1946 BHS Yr. Book

Betty J. Smith, 81, of Glenwood Park Retirement Village Princeton, W.Va. and formerly of Bramwell, West Virginia died Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Glenwood Park Retirement Village. She was born February 6, 1928 in Jenkinjones, W.Va. B. J. was a daughter of the late McKinley Stacey and Bessie Robinson Stacey.

She was a 1946 graduate of Bramwell High School. She was a member of Bramwell United Methodist Church and was a school teacher for many years, both in Ohio and West Virginia, and was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association. She was also a member of the Glenwood Park Ethics Committee and the Auxiliary Executive Committee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Mark Smith; her husband, Wilbert Smith; and sisters, Helen, Willie Mae, Edith and Grace. She is survived by a son, James Smith and his wife Karen of Thornville, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Linda Smith of Charlottesville, Va.; sister, Peggy Murphy of St. Albans, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several cousins and precious friends.

A memorial service was conducted at Chapel of Glenwood Park Retirement Village Monday June 15, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Price officiating. Interment was in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Betty had requested that memorial contributions be made to Elizabeth Bowen Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, Pocahontas Avenue, Bramwell, WV 24715, to The Golden Cross Fund or the Glenwood Auxiliary of Glenwood Park, 1924 Glenwood Park Road, Princeton, WV 24740.

Betty Jo Stacey Smith & busband, Wilbert Smith Grave Marker:

"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.”

- Laurence Binyon

 

 

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