Lewis, Betty

Betty Lewis, 88, of Morenci, Mich., died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Heartland Nursing Home in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born April 29, 1920, on a farm near Morenci, the daughter of Leroy and Lottie (Lyon) Borton.  On Aug. 17, 1947, in Morenci, she married Glenn H. Lewis who preceded her in death Aug. 11, 1994.

Betty was a graduate of the Morenci High School class of 1939.  She was also a former employee of Herd Lock Company of Adrian, Mich., and Parker Rust Proof Company of Morenci.

She was a life-time member of the First Baptist Church in Morenci.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy (and Larry) Peltz of New Concord, Ohio, and Connie (and John) McCoy of Lakeland, Fla.; three grandchildren, Michelle (and Arthur) Buteau of Southport, Fla., Tracy (and Phillip) Brier of Salesville, Ohio, and Brian Bouchard of Chandler, Okla.; and seven great-grandchildren, Brandon Daniels, Michael Daniels, Rebecca Brier, Jessica Brier, Joshua Brier, Elizabeth Brier and Tucker Bouchard.

Besides her husband, Betty was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Blanche Salisbury, Gartha Lee and Ardith Metz; and two brothers, Max and Ward Borton.

Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday, May 30, at the Morenci First Baptist Church with Pastor Ned Newlin officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.  Visitation is planned from noon until the time of service Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci First Baptist Church.