Smoak, Betty Rizer
Birth: Tuesday, July 29, 1924 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland
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Betty Rizer Smoak, 91, of Solomons, MD passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. She was born in Washington, DC, on July 29, 1924 to Mary Custis (Lee) and Arthur Edward Righter.
She worked as a secretary for the U.S.D.A. and the Census Bureau, retiring in 1986. She enjoyed singing, loved being a homemaker, cooking and entertaining her many friends, and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by husbands Ralph Burke Rizer in 1983 and Robert Arthur Smoak in 2016. Betty was the loving mother of Gerald S. Rizer (Meda), Linda L. Bejarano, Wanda M. Osburn (Joe) and Nancy R. Long (Tony). She is also survived by step-children Cynthia Jester (Bobby), Brenda M. Smoak and Mitch Fanning, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a brother, Donald Lee Righter (Peggy).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House, P O Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home.