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Obituaries

Obituaries

Betty Joleen Smart 1930 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Betty Joleen Smart, 76, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Pleasant Grove. Mrs. Smart died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1930, in Wellsville, the daughter of Aai and Ivy Elrod Flory. She attended schools in Jefferson County and graduated in 1947. She married Nebe Smart on May 6, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include five sons, Gary, Leroy, Tom and Joe, all of Lawrence, and Randy, California; three daughters, Jeri Long, Lawrence, Neba Coble, Perry, and Sherlina Barnes, Indiana; a brother, Troy "Gene" Flory, Potter; 21 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Donna, died in 1961. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.The family suggests memorials to the Tonganoxie Nursing Home or American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com.</a>.