Monday, August 27, 2018

Bettie Neff (August 20, 2018)

Bettie Neff, age 91, widow of Herman Neff, passed away at Claire Bridge Unit of Brookdale Care Center in Greenville where she has been a resident on Monday, August 20, 2018. She was a member of the Old German Baptist Church near Gettysburg.

Bettie was born in the Union City area but spent most of her years in the Ansonia area where she was employed at the Royal Garment and later at Lambert, Inc. Before moving to Mississippi in 1997, she and Herman were the owners of Neff's Upholstery east of Ansonia.

Bettie and Herman worked diligently to get the blueberry market going in Covington County, Mississippi. They had planted over 61 acres of blueberries on their large acreage in rural Mount Olive, Mississippi.

Bettie is survived by her three daughters: Cynthia (Mrs. John) Culp of Halsey, OR; Margaret (Mrs. Verl) Brubaker of Tuolumne, CA; and Carol (Mrs. Richard) Milyard of Brookville, OH, along with eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Palestine Old German Baptist meeting house, 4764 Clark Station Rd., Greenville, on Monday, August 27, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. Viewing at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home of Greenville, Ohio will precede this service on Sunday, August 26 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Burial will be at the Miller Cemetery behind the Palestine church following the services there on Monday.

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