Betty Jean Christy, 75, of 34072 Hartshorn Ridge Rd., Graysville, Ohio, passed away Sunday (Nov. 24, 2013) at her home.
She was born near Brownsville, Ohio, on Jan. 12, 1938, a daughter of the late William and Thelma Stickle Schmidt.
Betty was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Christy on Jan. 16, 2009; four sisters, LeOma Athey, Doris Cline, Margaret Hartshorn and Wilma Bott; and one brother, Edward Schmidt.
Surviving are three daughters, Terry (Phil) Wells of Lewisville, Ohio, Lisa (Danny) Vesper of Ashland, Ohio, Tracy (Bob) Blackstone of Lewisville, Ohio; one sister, Frances (Don) Hixson of Woodsfield, Ohio; her dog, Shadow; seven grandchildren: Chase (Steph) Wells, Jordan Wells, David (Jessie) Vesper, Amanda (Steve) Jones, Dawn Vesper, Lindsey Blackstone, Evan Blackstone; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 S.R. 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Gas Cards c/o Shirley Brown, 48397 Keylor Hill Road, Woodsfield, Ohio, 43793.