Interment at: Gardens of Memory
Obituary of Betty Jean Pence
Betty Jean Pence, 63, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday in her residence. She was born in Marion to the late Jesse Leroy and Gertrude Marie (Goss) Monts. She married Phil Pence on Feb. 28, 1960; he survives. She was a homemaker and retired from Vernon Manor Children's Home, Wabash. She was an associate member of Sweetser Wesleyan Church. She liked bowling, traveling and camping.
Survivors also include daughters, Lanelle (Earl) Hollon, Peru, and Annette (Scott) Willis, Sweetser; son, Roger (Dawn) Pence, Andrews; foster children, Mike (Joyce) Frazier, Elwood, and Keith Frazier, Tipton; brothers, James (Annie) Monts, Ralph (Donna) Monts, Bill (Judy) Monts, Ted Monts and Bob (Cindra) Monts; sisters, Rose Marie (Jack) Whitton, Sue (Gary) Stepler and Wanda (Danny) Stepler; grandchildren, Larry Lee Pence, Kristi Lee Stahl, Rikki Lynn Hartupee, Ryan Michael McMurray, Joshua Eugene McMurray, Joanna Lee (Chris) Hileman, Jessica Sue Hollon, Brandy Nicole Hollon and Eric Lee Hartupee; and brother-in-law, Gene Nelson.
She also was preceded in death by siblings, Patty Nelson and Donald "Cheech" Monts.
Services are at 10 a.m. Friday in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., with the Rev. Dennis Willoughby officiating. Burial is in Gardens of Memory cemetery, Huntington County.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.
Memorials may be made to Gideons or to the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Marion.
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