Bowlby, Betty

Betty A. Bolwby, 71, of Hudson,  Mich., died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 at Toledo Hospital in Toledo.

She was born on May 6, 1938, in Cambria Township Hillsdale County, Mich., the daughter of Richard and Rena (Daniels) Price.

Betty graduated from Jonesville High School in 1955. She married Kenneth D. Bowlby on June 26, 1955, at the First Baptist Church in Hudson.  He survives.

Betty retired from Waldron Industries. She enjoyed bowling, bird watching, shopping, planting flowers and spending time with friends and family. Betty was a member of First Baptist Church in Hudson. 

Surviving Betty is her husband, Kenneth; two children, Kathleen (and Bill) Kelley of Morenci and Tracy (and Kelli) Bowlby of Fenton, Mich., four grandchildren, Billie (and Jill) Kelley, III, of Hudson, Jamie (and Juanita) Kelley of Adrian, Meghan and Logan Bowlby of Fenton; four great-grandchildren, Chloe, Bailey, Morgan and Billie IV; one brother, Kenneth Price of Hillsdale, Mich.; two sisters, Bonnie Price of Hillsdale and Mary Bruneau of Manistee, Mich.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Bill and Ted Price.

A funeral services is scheduled at 11a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at the First Baptist Church at 111 E. Main St. in Hudson, with Pastor Tom Ball officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Cemetery in North Adams, Mich. Visitation is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church.  Arrangements were made by Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson.