Betty "Betty Boop" Brandesky, 78, of Corpus Christi died Nov. 10, 2008.

She was born Sept. 11, 1930 in Ballinger to Frank H. Smith Sr. and Mary Louise Smith.

Betty was a graduate of Aransas Pass High School and a lifelong resident of Corpus Christi. She loved fishing, garage sales, charity events, delivered Meals on Wheels and was involved with Yuletide Toys.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and her husband, Fred J. Brandesky.

Betty is survived by her children, Belita Bass of Maine, Tina (Dan) McDonald McLennan of Corpus Christi, Rick (Denise) Brandesky of Spring, and James (CJ) Brandesky of Ft. Worth; two brothers, Doyne (Lorrine) Smith of Las Vegas, Nev., and Frank Smith Jr. of Mesa, Ariz.; grandchildren, Michael McDonald and Connor Brandesky; and great-grandchildren, Codie Mac, Lannie and Ryland McDonald.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at Quiettime Ministries in Corpus Christi with Pete Prescott officiating. Interment followed in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers friends are asked to make contributions to Quiettime Ministries, 4202 Kostorzy Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78415 or to your favorite charity.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home