Smith, Betty Jean

Betty Jean Smith (nee Hill) passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance surrounded by her family on October 12, 2014 at the age of 85. She is predeceased by her parents John and Alice Hill, husbands John Sebben and Maxwell Smith and by her son Patrick Smith.  She is survived by her children Gwen Snobelen (Dave), Sharron Panchoo (Alex) and Mike Smith (Kelly) all of Blenheim, by her grandchildren Kim DeMeester (Aaron), Stacey Snobelen (Jason), Melissa Clayton (Ben), Jamie, Shawn, Andrew and Adam, by her great-grandchildren Alex, James, Mason, Brooke, McKenna, Paige, Emily and Leland as well as several nieces and nephews.  Betty Jean was the youngest of eight children and was the last surviving member of her family.  Visitation will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  A Funeral Service conducted by Rev. Bill Terris will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday October 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Pardoville Cemetery.  If you wish, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at

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