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Betty E. (Slaten) Schmith

January 19, 1933 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Betty Elaine (Slaten) Schmith of Beech Grove passed away on February 5, 2022. She was born in Paoli, Indiana on January 19, 1933. She was 89. Betty was married for 57 years to Paul Alfred Schmith,  (Smitty), who died in 2009. Betty was the mother of five children. Her son, Paul Allen Schmith pre-deceased her in 2020.  She is survived by her children, Gregory Schmith, (Lisa), Nina Sutton (Harry, “JR”), Eric Schmith, (Tracie) and Zachary Schmith.  Betty had five brothers and five sisters. Her brother, Lowell Slaten and two sisters, Jane Goodman and Erma Brannon survive her.  Betty and Smitty were married in 1951 at Holy Name Church and were parishioners of Holy Name and residents of Beech Grove since 1951. Betty has 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. 

Betty was the happiest when she was holding one of her baby grand or great grandchildren on her lap and enjoyed attending all their games and activities. She prayed every evening for her family’s well -being which took on the average an hour each day. She often laughed and remarked, “That’s what I do. I take care of everyone!”

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with a Celebration of Life at 7:00 pm at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 West US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN  46130. 

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter and Beech Grove Little League.

Arrangements have been handled by Bell Mortuary and Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 West US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN  46130.

Online condolences at www.bellmortuary.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130

Celebration of Life Service
Thursday
February 10, 2022

7:00 PM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130

Donations

Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana
50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis IN 46209-4830
Tel: 1-317-575-9620
Email: dsaxman@alz.org
Web: https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=32112&32112.donation=form1&

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