LEXINGTON, Ky. - Betty Lee Riddle Smith, passed away Feb. 8, 2013. She was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Beechwood, IN daughter of the late Myrtle and Jerry Riddle.
She is survived by her daughter Myralee Smith (Tom) Cowley, grandchildren, Tamara and Stuart Cowley, and sister Ruth Klockmann. She was preceded in death by her husband Myron Smith, sister Lois Roudebush and brother Gerald Riddle.
Betty was a loving mother and grandmother who was devoted to family. She loved family gatherings and many stories were told of the adventures she shared with sister Ruth. She is a graduate of Leavenworth High School (IN) and Indiana University. When she relocated to Lexington she became a devoted UK basketball fan who enjoyed following the Cats to SEC and NCAA tournament games.
Services will be Tues., 1 PM, Milward-Southland with burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation, Mon., 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Doctors Without Borders.
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