Age 96, of Owosso, passed away peacefully at Pleasant View on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Betty was born on august 8, 1922n in Corunna, to the late Frank B. and Bessie M. (Harper) Johnson. She attended schools in Lansing and Flint, and graduated from Corunna High School in the class of 1940. On May 2, 1942, Betty married Clare A. Smith at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Corunna. Betty was a homemaker and a bookkeeper, she worked with Clare at Smith Automotive and retired from Oakes Insurance. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, she was active in Sunday School, the Alter Guild, and St. Marys Guild.

Betty is survived by her children; James (Kathy) Smith and Jean (Tom) Dugalech, her grandchildren; James Smith, Paula Smith, Holly (Rob) Gilroy, Jennifer (James) Braun, Janice Palmer, and Bradley (Jessica) Dugalech, and her seven great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Clare, son, Jeffrey, sister, Beverly Howe, and her brother, James Johnson.

A private graveside service will be held at Pine Tree Cemetery in Corunna. The Smith family is being served by Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Corunna Chapel.

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