Sunday, November 1, 2015

Betty Mikesell-McCullough (October 26, 2015)

Betty Mikesell-McCullough, 89, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away, Monday evening, October 26, 2015 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born December 30, 1925, in Darke County, a daughter of the late William and Forest (Briner) Ellis. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her first husband, Max Mikesell who passed away in March, 1970 after 20 years of marriage; her second husband, Vernon McCullough, who passed away in May, 1999 after 26 years of marriage; and her brother, Ralph Ellis.

Betty was a devout Christian. She had a compassionate and loving sprit which shown through her many years volunteering for hospice and the local cancer society. She was a farmer, and pet lover. She loved her family and enjoyed helping and caring for those in need.

She is survived by her children, Carol Mikesell of Ansonia, OH, Curt (Teresa) Mikesell of Ansonia, OH, Clint Mikesell of Winchester, IN, , Joyce (Bill) Printz of Zanesville, OH, and Sharon Lecklider of Wayne Lakes, OH; grandchildren, Cory (Tonya) Mikesell, Elaine (John) Kuhbander, Jim (Laura) Batten, Scott (Jenifer) Batten, Tammy (Bill) Huwer, Tracy Sease, Anthony (Katherine) Mangen and Kaitlyn (Chris) Fornshil; and numerous great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11AM, Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, with Pastor Gary Oser officiating. Burial will follow in Ansonia Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5 – 7PM.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3797 Summit Glen Dr., G100, Dayton, Ohio 45449 or State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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