Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 18, 2013 11:15 am EDT


LOUDONVILLE — Bettye L. Thieme, 75, of Loudonville, died Monday morning, Sept. 16, 2013, in MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital after a sudden illness.

Bettye was born April 1, 1938, in Birmingham, Ala., the daughter of the Phillip and Geneva (Newell) Hudson. She had been a resident of the Loudonville and Apple Valley areas for many years. Bettye worked in Customer Service for the First-Knox National Bank of Mount Vernon at the downtown and Coshocton Avenue branches for 20 years, as well as with the Loan Department of Farmers & Savings Bank in Loudonville. She retired in 2001 and enjoyed reading, cooking and playing bingo while wintering in Bushnell, Fla. She was a member of New Hope Community Church, Loudonville.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas A. Thieme, whom she married Sept. 20, 1958; three daughters, Cathy (Steve) Conrad of Loudonville, Cindy (Kevin) Willour of Huntington, Ind., and Chris (Rob) Harris of Loudonville; six grandchildren, Justin Conrad, Alicia Willour, Courtney Conrad, Whitney Harris, Taylor Harris and Tori Harris; two great-grandchildren, Trinity Teter and Jayden Beatty; her mother, Geneva Hudson of Fort Wayne, Ind.; one brother, Phillip (Beverly) Hudson Jr. of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and one sister, Nancy (Herb) Anders of Port. Charlotte, Fla. She was preceded in death by her father, Phillip Hudson.

Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. in New Hope Community Church, Loudonville, with Pastor Jeff Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memory Gardens. Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, and one hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. The family requests memorial contributions be given to Gideons International, P.O. Box 5, Ashland, OH 44805; or New Hope Community Church, 687 N. Market St., Loudonville, OH 44842. Online condolences may be sent to the Thieme family by visiting

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