Mrs. Smith

Smith, Elizabeth M. (nee Young). On Jan. 20, 2020. Elizabeth M. Smith of Warson Woods, Missouri was delivered into Our Lord’s care at the age of 94. Betty was born in 1925. She married Richard T. Smith in 1947 and raised five children. She taught primary grades for 13 years.

Betty loved to entertain, collect antiques and travel, and was active in the Webster Groves Presbyterian Church. Elizabeth is survived by her brother, Roger Young, and her five children, David, Paul, Patty Rootz, Peggy Moore, and Virginia Wayne.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, 10 a.m. at Lupton Chapel, 7233 Delmar Blvd., University City, Missouri. Graveside service followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Kirkwood. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association at Please visit to sign her guest book and share your memories.