Betty Lou Hinkle, age 84 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:55 A.M. Thursday September 19, 2013 in the Rest Haven Nursing Home Greenville, Ohio. Betty Lou was born March 7, 1929 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio and the daughter of the late James and Clara (Hinds) Decker.
Betty Lou spent her entire life dedicated to being a housewife. She enjoyed crocheting making afghans and lap robes and going to the nursing home to sing to the residents. Betty Lou always thought that her greatest accomplishment was getting her kids raised. She was very proud of that. She was also a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church of Greenville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Roscoe Hinkle April 25, 1986. They were married February 14, 1948. Also her siblings consisting of 2 brothers and 3 sisters. She was the last child of the family.
She is survived by her sons and daughters in law Roscoe “Dean” & Patricia Hinkle and Rex and Julie Hinkle all of Greenville. Daughters and son in law Phyllis and Fredrick Slade, Karla and Richard Wills and Kelly and Bruce Flatter all of Greenville. Grandchildren Robert Joe Hinkle, Kimberly Diane Slade, Joy Denise Slade, Fredrick Duane Slade II, Matthew James Hinkle, Tyler Wayne Hinkle, Dustin James Wills and Kevin Dean Flatter. There are also 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday September 23, 2013 in the Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 East Main Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Nathan Paulus officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday September 22, 2013 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Monday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Trinity Wesleyan Church or Hospice of Darke County.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com