Betty W. Schneemann “Mother Betty” of Middleport, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Charleston Area Medial Center.
She was born August 22, 1929, at Rutland, daughter of the late Sam Smith and Lillie (Nelson) Smith. She was a member D.A.V. Chapter 53 Auxiliary. She was retired.
She was a charter member and faithful attender of the Independent Holiness Church of Rutland. She is survived by a son, Gary Drenner; a daughter-in-law, Christa Drenner of Oak Hill; grandsons, Darrin (Theresa) Drenner of Gallipolis, and Jason Drenner of Alpharetta Ga.; great-grandchildren, Jennah (Brett) Beucler, Darrin Drenner Jr., Haley Drenner of Gallipolis, Jason Drenner II of Alpharetta Ga., and Austin Bean of New York; great-great granchildren, Colben Beucler and Tatum Beucler; brother, Raymond Smith of Pomeroy; sister, Yvonne Whittington of Middleport; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter-in-law, Becky (Haley) Drenner; brothers, William (Bill) Smith, Ronald Smith and Charles Smith; sisters, Joann Banks, Monna Andreoni and Wanda Smith; sisters-in-law, Barbara Smith and Lydia Smith; brothers-in-law, Joe Andreoni and Les Whittington; nephew, Gene Rupe; and niece, Sherry Davis.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Danny Tillis officiating. Burial will follow at the Miles Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the funeral home.
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