Betty Lou Sands

March 03, 1931 ‒ January 14, 2012

Centerburg, Ohio

Betty Lou Sands, age 80, of Centerburg, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Centerburg Pointe surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 3, 1931 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late George and Eva (Colgin) Burke. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Arthritis Foundation and most recently at a secretary for KNOHOCO. She was a member of the Ohio Eastern Star, Knox Chapter 236, Americal Legion Aux. Unit 460, the Centerburg Conservation Club and the Croton Church of Christ. Betty loved to play euchre and bingo with family and friends and she was always known as a caregiver and provider for people in need. Betty was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Gregory (Linda) Sands of Centerburg, Susan Rose of Centerburg and Mary (Jay) Zarley of Croton, nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and a brother, Donald (Betty) Burke of Centerburg.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Earl E. Sands, a daughter, Donna Gayle Sands and a brother, Robert Burke.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 – 8PM at the Croton Church of Christ (40 S. Main St., Croton, Ohio 43013) where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday beginning at 11AM with Pastor Dan Hamilton, Evangelist Fred Albrecht and Mr. Nick Zarley officiating. Burial will follow in Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Croton Church of Christ, 40 S. Main St, Croton, Ohio 43013.

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