Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
Betty E. Elson, 77, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 3, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born March 31, 1933, in Darke County to Earl H. and Verna Duvall Arnett. On Aug. 14, 1971, she married Erie C. Elson, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Tom (Clara) Linn, Wapakoneta, David Linn, Fort Recovery, and Dennis (Patti) Linn, Portland, Ind.; five daughters, Karen (Dick) Bonvillian, Fort Recovery, Diana Linn, Fort Recovery, Kim Delgado, Kimmell, Ind., Darlene (Pablo) Castaneda, Goshen, Ind., and Tama (Dan) Brunswick, Fort Recovery; two stepdaughters, Debbie (Art) Francis, Frenchtown, and Judy (Darrell) Coby, Greenville; a stepson, Rick Elson, Greenville; a sister, Thama (Terry) Smith, Fort Recovery; 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Hubert "Butch" Arnett; a sister, Nilah Helton; a great-grandson; and a stepmother, Ruth Arnett.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Fort Recovery.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Revs. Dennis Kelley and Verl Ballmer officiating. Burial is at Teegarden Cemetery in Union City.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials can be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
Condolences can be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.