CLARK — Betty I. (Swinehart) Beachy, 78, of Clark passed away Friday morning, Aug. 11, 2017, at Sycamore Run Nursing Home, Millersburg, surrounded by her family, after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with Jim Jamison and Will Marmet officiating. Burial will be in Berlin Cemetery. Friends may call from Monday, Aug. 14, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
The family suggests contributions be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster 44691.
She was born May 25, 1939, in Holmes County, the daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy (Tharp) Swinehart, and in 1960 married the love of her life, Owen J. Beachy. He survives.
Betty was a homemaker and had previously worked for Seaman Incorporated in Florida. She was a member of Millersburg Baptist Church, and enjoyed playing bingo and Uno. She loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren play ball.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Owen, are her son, Owen James Beachy II of Clark; her daughter, Geneva Marie Knapp of Millersburg; a goddaughter, Brenda (Jerry) Hagy of Glenmont; grandchildren, Owen Joshua Beachy III, Jasmine Marie Knapp and Gabriel John Knapp; a great-grandson, Shane Michael Beachy; sisters, Margaret Marks of Millersburg and Sandra Scherer of Holmesville; and a brother, Gary Swinehart of Holmesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three infant children and five siblings.