Betty Smithey's record. Arizona Dept. of Corrections hide caption itoggle caption Arizona Dept. of Corrections The Two-Way After 49 Years, Arizona Killer Freed From Prison; Was Longest-Serving Woman August 15, 2012 Betty Smithey killed a 15-month-old girl in 1963. Smithey is now 69. Her clemency was granted by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.