Betty Jane Smith, 82, of Eau Claire, died on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire. Betty was born on April 16, 1929 to Elgy and Anna (Macho) Zimmerman in Waupaca, WI. She graduated from Waupaca High School. She was married to Eugene Smith for 44 years and together they raised their family in Janesville, WI, where Betty enjoyed working with the mentally developed disabled. Betty was a devote Jehovah’s Witness for 35 years. Betty is survived by her children, Sherrie (Dennis) Belden of Eau Claire, Kirk (Kathleen) Smith of Decatur, IN, Robin (Manuel) Flores of Woodridge, NY, Lori (Tom) Poss of Merima, FL, John (Crissy) Smith of West Virginia; sisters, Edith Cunningham, Phyllis Nitardy, Pat Hoffman, Roxann Loebker, and June Ann Krauter; brother, Jack Zimmerman; grandchildren, Keith, Nathan, Krista, Chasity, Courtney, Chelsy, and Cassie; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Smith and brother, Elgy “Jr” Zimmerman. Smith Funeral Chapel assisted the family.