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Friday, March 24, 2017

Elizabeth “Betty” Burkholder (March 20, 2017)

Elizabeth “Betty” Burkholder, age 81 formerly of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:00 PM Monday March 20, 2017 at the Ohio Living Home Health Westminster Thurber in Columbus, Ohio. Betty was born January 10, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio and the daughter of the late Robert E. and Minevieve (Myers) Mills.

She was retired from the Greenville City School System where she had taught Special Education and prior she had taught 2nd grade at Franklin Monroe. She was a very active member of the St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a graduate of The Ohio state University.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Herman Burkholder August 23, 2009. Also an infant son Roger in June 1959.

Betty is survived by her children Robert (Vicki) Burkholder of Galloway, Ohio and Kathy Jo Burkholder (Bruce Epps) of Columbus; granddaughter Addy as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon Saturday March 25, 2017 in the St. John Lutheran Church 7418 State Route 121-N. Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Brian McGee and Pastor Greg Roth co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM until time of the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Wernle Youth and Family Center, St. John Lutheran Church or the Life Care Fund of the Ohio Living Home Health Westminster-Thurber of Columbus.

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.