Betty J. Curtis

June 24, 1935 ‒ October 22, 2012

Delaware, Ohio

Betty J. Curtis, age 77 of Delaware passed away early Monday morning, October 22, 2012 in the Intensive Care Unit of Grady Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

Born on June 24, 1935 in Mason County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lucindia (Flowers) Gardner.

She worked 21 years in the laundry department for Grady Memorial Hospital. A woman of deep faith and a devoted member of Grace United Methodist Church, she loved being involved in the church and its many activities. As one who watched Christian TV, she treasured the Lord. Betty also enjoyed reading and a good meal amongst family.

A fan of music, especially the 50’s and 60’s, she liked to sing in her younger years. Small in stature and uncomplicated, she was set in her ways and loved by all. Simply put she was just a wonderful mom.

She is survived by daughter: Debra (Raymond) Belcher of Hebron, sons: Ronald (C.J.Duncan) Curtis Jr. and Wayne (Trisha) Curtis both of Delaware, 2 grandchildren: Amy and Shawn, 4 great-grandchildren, brother Thomas (Sandy) Gardner, sister Imogene Hartingan, nephew Patrick also of Delaware, and niece Candy Heineman of Marion.

On March 26, 2001, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband: Ronald “Shorty” Curtis, as well as a brother Raymond Gardner.

Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at Fairview Memorial Park with her Pastor David Carter officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace United Methodist Church Building Fund, 385 W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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