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Betty Slone

August 15, 1952 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Betty Louise Slone, age 69, of Ligonier, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. Betty was born in Knott County, Kentucky on August 15, 1952 to the late Garland “Rusty” Slone and Addie B. (Caudill) Slone. She graduated from West Noble High School in 1970 and was a waitress at B&S Truck Stop. Betty never knew a stranger and she was a great waitress. She loved serving others and getting to know people. She was also employed by Essex Wire in Kendallville and Nishikawa Cooper in Topeka. Betty loved spending time with her family. Although she never had children of her own, Betty loved her many nieces and nephews as if they were her own. Betty was proud of how big her family was growing and always looked forward to a visit! She absolutely loved Christmas time and would get so excited to decorate, wrap present, and celebrate the special Christmas season. Betty also loved working jigsaw puzzles, crocheting and sketching homemade birthday cards for her family. 

Survivors include:
Sister, Freda Catherine and Silas Ritchie of Wellington, Kentucky.
Brother, Philip and Nina Slone, Sr. of Kendallville
Sister, Devonna Albaugh of Kendallville.

Nieces and nephews: Marcy and Stanley Martin, Garlon “Buck” and Gina Ritchie, Anthony and Cory Slone, Marthann and James Begley, Philip and Candy Slone, Jr., Lisa and Brian Crawford, Heather and Michael Bortner and Kristina Albaugh. 

Great nieces and nephews: Zachary Martin, Kathryn Martin, Austin Slone, Trevor Slone, Eric Slone, Shyanna Ritchie, Marrissa Slone, Jasmine Long, Jacqueline Begley, Marianna Ritchie, Jeri Begley, Dawson Crawford, Owen Crawford, Andrew Nelson, Ethan Bortner, Presstyn Dallas Rowe and Dawayne Martin.

Great-great nieces and nephews: Nehemiah Iddings, Selah Iddings, Samuel Slone and baby Iddings on the way.
She was preceded in death by a great-great niece, Paizleigh Rowe.

Visitation and funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Hite Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 PM with the funeral service beginning at 2:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home. Pastor Derek Iddings will officiate the service.
Burial will take place at Sweet Cemetery near Albion.  

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

Burial
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

3:30 PM
Sweet Cemetery
415 North at 300 East
Albion, IN 46701

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