CONQUEST — Barbara A. (Behm) Smith, 91, beloved mother and grandmother, of Conquest, passed away Dec. 5, 2017.

Barbara was born on July 29, 1926 to the late George Behm and Gladys Van Tassel. Besides caring for her family, she was a dairy farmer alongside her late husband, George A. Smith. Barbara was a caregiver by nature and would nurture animals and family members back to health. If you were sick, to Barbara’s house you went. She loved to feed anyone she could and was a coordinator of many Countryside United Methodist Church dinners.

Barbara is survived by her seven children, Bill (Diane) Matteson, Connie (Ed) Pendleton, Austin (Chris) Smith, Robert (Ronda) Smith, Ronnie (Lee) Smith, Wanda (Jeff) Snow, and Azenda (Ed) Bond; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband; her parents; her siblings; a granddaughter; and a daughter-in-law.

Family and friends are called to honor Barbara from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at Audioun Funeral Home LLC, 218 Main St., Port Byron. Funeral services will follow at 1:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Spring Lake Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Countryside United Methodist Church, 10511 Duck Lake Road, Port Byron, NY 13140 or South Butler Fire Department, P.O. Box 15, South Butler, NY 13154.


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