On April 8,1950, she was united in marriage to Gene Barney Smith in Piggott, Ark. Mr. Smith preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1967.
Survivors include two daughters, Andrea "Andy" Busby of Dexter and Rhonda Sullens of Paducah, Ky.; two brothers, Reeves Sadler of Calif., and Marion Sadler of Dexter; also five grandchildren, Joey Busby, Kim Busby, Tinna Nichols, Tammy Nichols, and Trenton Sullens.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and by four sisters.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery at Bernie, Mo.