ARKLEY, Elizabeth Jane “Betty,” age 82, a homemaker of Steubenville, OH, passed away after a lengthy illness Monday, February 25, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born February 3, 1931, in Toronto, OH, the daughter of the late James E. and Marie Sunderman Smith.
Betty was a member of the Polish National Alliance Club of Steubenville
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Robert Arkley, Jr. whom she married April 6, 1963; step-son, Robert Russell Arkley; sister, Frances Starkey; brothers, Jerry and Harold Smith.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Tina L. Arkley of the family home, Cindy (Frank) Waning of Fredonia, WI and Sharon Lee Wright of Steubenville, OH. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation hours for Betty will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 1st at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main Street, Toronto. 740-537-1234 or 855-847-1240.
A celebration service of Betty’s life will be held 1 p.m. Friday March 1st at the funeral home with the Reverend Clint Quillian officiating.
Entombment will follow at the Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.
Memorial contributions in memory of Betty may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 70 West Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236-5111
To sign the guest register or send condolences to the family go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com