2009-03-14 / Obituaries

Betty J. Allen

Betty J. Allen, age 82, of Lancaster, passed away, Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Fairfield Medical Center.

She is survived by her daughters, Darletta J. Holland of Buckeye Lake, Vickie E. (Richard) Cochenour of Thurston, and Sherry (Kenny) O'Neil of Lancaster; grandchildren, Brian K. (Annia) Knight, Marilee (Gary) Schmelzer, Trenton (Nikki) Cochenour, Shawn Nicolia, and Rebecca Cochenour; great grandchildren, Alyssa Knight, Keisha Schmelzer, Trevor Schmelzer, and Mirna Knight; brothers, Donald (Betsy) Stiverson of Baltimore and Mike (Pam) Stiverson of Pickerington; sister, Janet Getz of Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Allen in 2007; parents, Wesley and Maggie Stiverson; brothers, Bobby, William, and David Stiverson; and sisters, Nancy and Linda Stiverson and Lula "Boots" Fisher Beery.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, with pastor Matthew Olsen officiating. Burial to follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

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