Betty L. Hinklin

December 13, 1939 ‒ June 21, 2019

Galion, Ohio

GALION: Betty L. Hinklin passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, in the OSU Medical Center. She was 79.

She was born December 13, 1939, in Mansfield and adopted to parents Robert & Amy Poole.

Betty went on to marry Harold N. Hinklin and worked hard at raising and caring for her only son Todd.

An avid Buckeye fan, Betty, loved to cheer on Ohio State during football season, and was considered a number one fan. She was also known for her delicious Christmas cookies and being active, whether it was shooting hoops with the kids or fishing. Betty loved to spend time with her great and great-great nieces and nephews, and will definitely be missed by all of those who love her.

She is survived by her son Todd Hinklin (Valeria Curwin) of Chicago; her granddaughter Dallas Gedye (Michael Hoyt); her great-granddaughter Delilah Gypsy Hoyt; her siblings Joan Gaston, Mary, Carol, Nancy, and Jim (Sally) Alexander; special niece Carol Holloway; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

In addition to her husband Harold N. Hinklin, she was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers Fritz and Malvin Alexander.

Betty’s family will receive friends Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service honoring Betty’s life will be held Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Park.

Contributions in Betty’s memory to the American Heart Association may be made at the funeral home.

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  • I was sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all of her family.
    My prayers are with you,
    Mary Anne Iles

  • I’m sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. You have my condolences.

  • To Bettys family, We are so sorry for your loss. We did not hear about this until today or we would have been there. Praying for peace for you all.

    James and Lorena Daugherty
    Carol Daugherty