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Babette Ann Smith
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Babette's memory to:
  • Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley
    31 West Whipp Road
    Dayton, OH 45459

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“Mom...hard to believe that it's been 4 years that you left us. We all have such a big empty feeling that can't be filled because you are not there....Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Ryan - Wilmington, NC

“MOM, I Love you and miss you everyday . But I know that your with me, you have b been with me from the day you left us. Its funny because I...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bobbie Shaw - Little elm, TX

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3 of 12 | Posted by: Bobbie Shaw - Little elm, TX

“Mom....I can't believe tomorrow will be 2 years that you left us. We all came to Dayton for Tammy's 50th birthday in August & had a wonderful time...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Ryan - Wilmington, NC

“Mom. I just want you to always remember how much I Love You. You are missed so much. I think of you everyday. Thank you for all of the memories. ...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bobbie Jo Strickland - Little Elm, TX

“Bobbie was my Mother-in-Law on Becky's (daughter) side of the family. I think what I remember most fondly is my time with Bobbie when we both worked...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Ryan - Raleigh/Wilmington, NC

“Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. Thinking back when Becky & I were growing up and all the memories we...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Barb Balazs Waymire - Englewood, OH

“To the entire family my deepest sympathy, you are all in my prayers and thoughts. So many memories, spending the night and now wondering how in the...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Linda McIntosh - Dayton, OH

“We Love You and Miss You , and will never forget You. You will always have a special place in OUR hearts.We Love you grandma . Love K.J and Myles ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: K.J. and Myles Dorsey - Vandalia, OH

“Mom, I will never forget all the wonderful things you did for me and the boys. You were the best mom ever. Love,Tammy ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Tammy Smith - Vandalia, OH

“Mom, I miss you so much. Last night we all had your favorite cocktail "WHITE RUSSIAN" & watched your favorite team "OHIO STATE & knew you were...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Ryan - Raleigh/Wilmington, NC

“Mother, I Love You and Miss You so Much. You will always be in my Heart. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Bobbie Jo Strickland - Little Elm, TX


Babette Ann (Barber) Smith, born on June 11, 1927 and passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. She was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Vivian Barber; and her husband, Richard Smith. Babette is survived by children, William (Michele) Keyser, Becky (Tom) Ryan, Vicki Alters, Pamela (Michael) Begley, Richard (Annette) Smith, Sally (Tom) Maticka, Bobbie (Ed Shaw) Strickland, Pat (Janice) Smith, and Tammy Smith; 29 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; three sisters, Patricia Foltz, Joan Barber, and Jacqueline Dailey; her loving pets; and numerous other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank her caregivers and CCICU staff at Kettering Hospital. Family will greet friends on Tuesday, October 8th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Reis Legacy Center Meyer-Boehmer Funeral Home, 6661 Clyo Rd., Centerville. A Prayer Service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9th at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. on October 9th at St. Joseph Church, 411 E. Second St., Dayton. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Babette's memory to The Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley, 31 W. Whipp Rd., Centerville, OH 45459.