Betty J. Bowles, age 84, of Franklin, OH, passed away, Monday Dec. 12, 2016, at the Woodlands of Middletown. She was born May 27, 1932, to the late Pruda (Basford) and Elmer Ward. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Franklin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Russel H. Bowles; her sister, Martha Ann Layne; and her brother Don Ward. Betty is survived by her sons, Russell (Debbie) Bowles, Dennis (Melissa) Bowles, Danny Bowles, and Roger (Connie) Bowles; her daughters, Brenda Thompson and Donna (Randy) Riddell; 12 Grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. The family received friends, 5 - 9 p.m., Thursday Dec. 15, at the Dalton Funeral Home, Corner of State Route 4 & Weaver Rd., Germantown, where the Funeral Service was held 11 a.m. Friday, with Pastor Vernon Risner officiating. Burial was at Woodhill Cemetery, Franklin, OH. If desired memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Published on December 19, 2016