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Lois Eileen Betts

d. December 27, 2019

Lois Eileen Betts, age 95, died on Friday, December 27, 2019. She was born on January 3, 1924, in Leavittsburg, Ohio, a daughter of Edith Hayes Williams and Charles Williams. On May 16, 1942 she married Raymond E. Betts. She worked for General Electric of Andover, retiring in 1984. Lois was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church of Andover and belonged to the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed gardening and sewing, and especially those times spent with family and friends. Lois is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty-one years Raymond; a daughter, Linda E. Salo; five sisters, Mary Jean Betts, Donna Jones, Audrey Stokes, Marge Martin and Wanda Nussbaumer and three brothers, Milfred Williams, Garth Williams and Ross Williams. Survivors include her daughter, Peggy R. (Lewis) Ernest of New Smyrna Beach, Florida; three sons, Neil R. (Mary) Betts of Fowler, Ohio, Bill L. (Rebecca) Betts of Queen Creek, Arizona and Douglas P. (Melody) Betts of Hartville, Ohio; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Karen Hall of Cortland, Ohio and Darlene Bean of Andover, Ohio. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio. Burial will follow in West Andover Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 2nd from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Andover, PO Box 207, Andover, OH 44003. Share a fond memory or condolence at

Service Information


West Andover Cemetery
Stanhope-Kelloggsville Road
Andover Township OH


Thursday, January 2 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003


Friday, January 3 2020
11:00 AM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003

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