Betty Smith-McCoy

Betty Smith-McCoy passed away on April 10, 2017. She was 88.

No services will be held at this time.

Betty was born November 26, 1928 in Bend, Oregon to John and Isabel Bowersox. She attended school in Eureka, California. She married William Smith in 1949, moved to Southern California, where her only daughter was born in 1954. In 2003, she married Kenneth McCoy and they had three years together before his passing. She moved to Grass Valley in 2006 and lived at the Bret Harte Inn for 10 years.

She was a 50-year member of Eastern Star and attended Grass Valley Methodist Church, along with singing in the Cornish Choir.

Betty is survived by her daughter, DeeAnn (Bruce) Bellows; two grandsons, James (Lia) and Gregory (Lesleyanne) Bellows; one great-granddaughter, Emilia North; brother-in-law, Roger Murray; two nephews, their wives and children.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her only sister, Mary Murray.

Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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