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Tulsa Musician, Sister To Garth Brooks, Dies Saturday

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Betsy Smittle, from her album cover "Rough Around The Edges." Betsy Smittle, from her album cover "Rough Around The Edges."
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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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