Betty Gamble Meier
August 15, 1939 ‒ November 09, 2015
Betty Gamble Meier, age 76, of Fredericktown, went home to be with the Lord Monday morning, November 9, 2015 at Fox Run Manor in Findlay.
On August 15, 1939, Betty was born in Marion, OH, the daughter of the late Darrel Eugene and Mildred M. (Redd) Gamble. She graduated from Marion Harding High School in the Class of 1957.
Betty had a career in finance as a Credit Union Manger in Columbus, where she retired. She also served as Chester Township Clerk for many years and volunteered at the Morrow County Hospital as an Alpha TWIG.
Betty loved the outdoors and her grandchildren, and was always spending time with them at amusement parks, sporting events, fishing, and even hunting with her grandsons.
Genealogy was a main hobby in Betty’s life. She was very active in the Morrow County Historical Society and the Ohio Genealogical Society. She helped with the genealogy cabin at the Morrow County Fair and had even visited the National Archives in Salt Lake City.
A woman of faith, Betty attended Palmyra Church of Christ, even participating in a mission trip to Africa.
She will be remembered as a highly motivated, hard working woman who loved her family.
She will be dearly missed by her son, Jeffrey (Alicia) Meier of Watertown, NY; her daughter, Lisa (Steve) Haley of Forest, OH; eight grandchildren: Jeffrey Meier II, Steven Meier, Jeremy Haley, Diederich Haley, Adam Haley, Zachary Meier, Noah Haley, and Amaris Haley; and 9 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Darrel E. Gamble Jr.
Betty’s family will greet friends from 2 -3 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead. Services celebrating her life will be held there at 3:00 p.m. with Minister Aaron Beacom officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
Rather than flowers, her family asks memorial contributions in Betty’s honor be made to the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Betty’s family, and special memories and condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.