Tulsa Musician, Sister To Garth Brooks, Dies Saturday

Tulsa musician and gay rights advocate Betsy Smittle died Saturday. Services are pending for the sister of country superstar Garth Brooks.<br />

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 12:24 pm

By: News On 6


Betsy Smittle, Tulsa musician and sister of country superstar Garth Brooks, has passed away. Ninde Funeral Home confirms that Smittle, 60, died Saturday, November 2, 2013.

Smittle was a bass guitar player who toured with Brooks for several years. She also released a solo album entitled "Rough Around The Edges."

She was a gay rights advocate who performed in gay pride events around the state.

Funeral arrangements are pending, according to Ninde Funeral Home.

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