Betty J. (Phillips) Barto, 87, Smithmill, died Thursday. She was born in West Decatur, daughter of Clyde and Jennie May (Sharpless) Phillips. She was married to the late Peter Barto. Surviving are three children: the Rev. Ronald Eugene, Victoria Williams and Mary Elizabeth Tauber; six grandchildren; and two siblings: Lois Temchak and Donald Phillips. She was preceded in death by three siblings: Clyde Phillips, Ida Mae Bock and Jean Savage. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey.