Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Betty L. Keyser (March 24, 2013)

Betty L. Keyser age 76, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 9:52 P.M. on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. Betty was born September 1, 1936 in Somerset, Kentucky to the late James A. & Fannie (Everidge) Osborne.

Betty is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, James & Maria Keyser of Troy and David & Joyce Keyser of Salina, Kansas; daughter & son-in-law, Susan & Adren Cox of Louisville, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters & brother-in-law, Anna L. Foy of Lexington, Kentucky and her twin sister, Bonny & Milt Beasley of Miamisburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Betty is also preceded in death by her husband, Earl W. Keyser on October 6, 1975 whom she married May 23, 1954.

Betty retired in 2004 with over 30 years of service for Dr. Morris and Dr. Ruhenkamp Optometrists in Versailles where she was a receptionist. Betty also was a teacher’s aide at Versailles Elementary School, where she helped with learning disability classes. Betty was a active member of Versailles Christian Church, where she was a Deaconess, choir member, Sunday School Teacher and a former member of the Philathea Women’s Fellowship Group of the Church. Betty was active in the Coterie Club, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Bridge Club and taught Community Education & Bridge Classes. Betty was also a former Paramedic for the Versailles Life Squad.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Versailles Christian Church 105 West Ward Street Versailles with Pastor Dennis Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home and Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or Versailles Christian Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through