Betty Avent was born July 1, 1940 in Camp County, Texas and passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 in Upshur Manor in Gilmer, Texas.
Mrs. Avent was a Baptist and is preceded in death by her parents, John William and Altie Loreine Stucker Douglas and sister, Mary Elizabeth Douglas.
She is survived by her husband, Harvey Avent; sisters, Melba and Travis Terrell of Daingerfield, Texas and Becky Youngblood of Pittsburg, Texas; five brothers-in-law and six sisters-in-law.
Family and friends served as pallbearers. The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday before services. Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg with Rev. Earl Akin officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Upshur County, Texas.
Online condolences may be left at www.ermansmithfuneralhome.net.