Betty L. Farnsworth

Betty L. Farnsworth, 77, of Sardis, Ohio, died Wednesday (Feb. 19, 2014) at her home.

She was born Sept. 1, 1936 in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Leroy and Maggie Koher Conley.

Betty retired after 33 years of service as a secretary at River High School, and was a member of the Sardis United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Farnsworth on April 26, 2013; and two brothers, the Rev. Frank Conley and Jesse “Brady” Conley.

Survivors include a son, Deron Farnsworth of Sardis; a daughter, Tracey (Chris) Whitley-Bray of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Gene (Joyce) Conley of Jacobsburg, Ohio; a sister, Alberta Morris of Marietta; a granddaughter, Jessica Nicole Whitley; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound St., Sardis, where funeral services will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating. Interment in Matamoras Cemetery, New Matamoras, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sardis United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 85, Sardis, Ohio, 43946 or to the MANNA Program at same address.

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