Price, Elizabeth "Betty"

Elizabeth “Betty” Price, 92, of Morenci,  Mich., died Oct. 6, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of the Elara Caring Hospice.

She was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Medina Township to Harold and Cecil (Dunn) Dilworth.

Betty graduated from Morenci High School in 1944. She married Walter L. Price on June 1, 1946, who preceded her in death July 7, 1998. For 27 years, Betty and Walter owned and operated Morenci Hatchery and Pittsburgh Paints in Morenci.

Betty was a member of the Morenci United Methodist Church and the Morenci Garden Club, and she was a life-long member of the Morenci Legion Post 368 Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her family, especially all of her many grandchildren.

Betty is survived by her three children, Mike (and Sherri) Price of Morenci, Jeff (and Vickie) Price of Hudson, and Mary Price (and Doug Okonski) of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister, Frances Fether of Morenci; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, at Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci, with Pastor Donna Galloway officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci United Methodist Church or Elara Caring.