MOUNT VERNON — Betty Jane Heaton, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Country Club Retirement Center in Mount Vernon. Betty was born in Croton to the late James and Estella (Orndorff) Hunter.

Betty was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon for many years, Colonial City Women of the Moose Chapter 100 for 47 years, Amvets Post 95 Auxiliary Life Member. She was a graduate of the College of Regents, and a member of the Academy of Friendship 1st degree. An avid sports fan, she loved the Indians, Browns, Cavaliers and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Betty loved to dance and was an avid reader. She enjoyed going to her grandson’s ballgames and caring and being around her granddaughter.

She is survived by two daughters, Cindy Gardner of Mount Vernon, Debbie (Mike) Williams of Bellville; two grandchildren, Chris Gardner of Longmont, Colorado, Alicia Williams of Bellville; several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Valorie Williams; brothers, Harold, Harry, Ray and Dale Keith Hunter.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home; 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, where a funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m., officiated by Mr. Roger Marra, with burial to follow in Mound View Cemetery.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Betty Jane Heaton.


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