Betty West McGee

8 febrero , 19342 octubre , 2022
 Obituario de Betty West McGee


Edwards Funeral Home

Betty West McGee, 88, of Fort Smith, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 2, 2022. She was born February 8, 1934, in Osage, Iowa to Charles Edward Clayton and Bertha Matilda (Popp) Clayton. Betty graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1952. She moved to Fort Smith and then attended Arkansas Tech University for one year. Betty was a First United Methodist Church member for sixty-four years, where she served as Nursery Supervisor for thirty-one years, including eighteen years as Children's Day Out Director. She also conducted church receptions for six years. After she retired, Betty volunteered at Sparks (Baptist) Regional Medical Center, Methodist Village, and First United Methodist Church. Betty enjoyed ballroom dancing, going to the lake, enjoying a good book, and listening to music. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert “Pete” West and Marshall “Mac” McGee; her sisters, Mary Talburt, Joann Ice, and Dorothy Clayton; and her two brothers, Robert and Donald Clayton. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Burks and husband Richie of Southlake, TX, and Lynda Burton and husband Steve of Fort Smith; one grandson, Ryan Burks of Denton, TX; sister-in-law, Dorene Clayton; step-son, Patrick McGee and wife Dede; step-daughters, Terry Rath and husband Jeff, and Jeannie Horan; and her step-son-in-law, Matt Horan. She was predeceased by her step-daughter, Kathleen Lease and husband Steve. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren, other family, and many dear friends. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, October 6, 2022, in Roebuck Chapel at First United Methodist Church under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Thursday, from 1 PM – 2 PM in the church Narthex. Live streaming will be available on Facebook and YouTube at Fort Smith First United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 N. 15th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901 or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to:

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  • First United Methodist Church 200 N. 15th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901

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