Betty Smith


Bettie Lou (Gardovsky) Smith, 74, of Midway, passed away at her home on Dec. 2, 2018, in Midway, with her family by her side. The viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 5-6:30 p.m. with the rosary beginning a 6:30 p.m. at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville. The funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Day Funeral Home Chapel with Father Mark Kusmirek officiating. The burial will follow at Midway City Cemetery in Midway.

Bettie was born on Dec. 23, 1943, in West Columbia, to Frank and Annie Odessa (Zapalac) Gardovsky. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Bob Gardovsky; her sister, Mary Calldwell; and her brother in-law, Felix Smith.

Bettie is survived by her husband, Morris Heath "Pete" Smith; her son, Rowdy Smith and his wife Wanda; her siblings, Irene Alton and Jake Gardovsky; her sisters-in-law, Mary Smith Hodnett and Wanda Smith McLain; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers are Ray Harris, Corbin Turner, Dalton Turner, Tray Turner, Robert McLaine and John Samuel Bankhead.