Obituary for Beverly K (Webster) Smithey

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Beverly K (Webster) Smithey

September 5, 1953 - February 26, 2011

Beverly K. (Webster) Smithey, age 57 went home to be with the Lord, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday afternoon, February 26, 2011 at Morgan Hospital & Medical Center in Martinsville. She was a resident of Martinsville and former resident of Greenwood. By her side, was her devoted and caring husband of 28 years, Jay D. Smithey of Martinsville and her two loving children: Amy N. (husband, Christopher) Page of Indianapolis & Adam R. Smithey of Martinsville. Beverly was born September 5, 1953 in Dayton, OH to Gale E. & Mary N. (Harbour) Webster. She was a 1971 graduate of Tecumseh High School in New Carlisle, OH. Beverly married Jay D. Smithey on June 5, 1982 at the Lake of the Woods Church in Brown County. She was a loving homemaker and a very active volunteer. Beverly was a 10 year member of the Morgantown Baptist Church, where she volunteered with Awana, Vacation Bible School & Teen Activities and was also a member of the Women's Bible Study. She was the past chairperson of the Morgan County Schoolhouse Quilters Guild and was the local coordinator for the nationally recognized "Home of the Brave" Campaign. Beverly was a member of the Indianapolis Chapter of the American Sewing Guild Martinsville Neighborhood Group. She was an avid reader of her Bible, lover of all animals, enjoyed bowling and was a Master Gardner. Beverly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and was affectionately known by them as "Play-Doh Grandma". Other survivors include: her mother: Mary N. Webster of New Carlisle, OH; two grandchildren: Owen & Cooper Page of Indianapolis; one sister: Pattie (husband, David) Taylor of New Carlisle, OH; two brothers: Mike (wife, Rosemary) Webster of Lewisburg, OH & Geoff (wife, Lisa) Webster of Columbus, OH; and several nieces & nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by her father: Gale E. Webster and a granddaughter: Kennedy Jane. The Rev. Ben Swopes will conduct a funeral service 10:30 AM Wednesday at the Morgantown Baptist Church, 109 E. Elm Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday at the church. She will be laid to rest at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Beverly to the Regional Cancer Center at Morgan Hospital & Medical Center, 2209 John R. Wooden Drive, Martinsville, IN 46151.

 

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Born: September 5, 1953
Died: February 26, 2011

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