Betty L. Holycross

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Entered into Rest

November 25, 2017

Betty L. Holycross, 92 of Bellefontaine, passed away, Saturday, November 25, 2017 with her loving family by her side in the Green Hills Community, West Liberty.

She was born January 23, 1925 in Springfield, the daughter of Elmer Roger and Alma Virginia (Knicely) Delaney. Betty married the late Charles Edward Holycross on December 15, 1945 whom preceded her. She is also preceded by her brothers, Warren, Stanley, Robert, Donald & Maynard Delaney; her sisters, Kathryn Bahan Johnson & Carolyn Ferryman; grandchildren, Kayli and Paul Holycross and a great granddaughter, Madison Holycross.

Betty was baptized at the Church of Christ in East Liberty, Ohio and was a long time member. She also was a member of the Rebekah Lodge Middleburg OES and Ladies Aid. She loved playing cards with her family and friends, doing puzzles with family and known for her great pie baking. She was happiest when surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Larry) Brunke, Pamela (Craig) Carmean, & Kathy (Steve) Robinson; her sons, Roger (Susan) Holycross, Dale (Robin) Holycross, Michael (Suzie) Holycross and Brian Holycross; grandchildren, Ryan, Shawn, Lance, Lyle, Jim, Christopher, Kaitlin, Jacob, Carrie, Jennifer, Krista, Bryce and Jessica, 13 great grandchildren; sister, Geraldine (Cleon) Lininger, sisters-in-law, Jimmie Faye Delaney and Ann Delaney; several nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11-2 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017 in the FRESHWATER, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the funeral home with Rev. Scott Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.

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