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Betty Lou (Congrove) Slone

Betty Lou (Congrove) Slone, 84, of Baltimore, passed away November 18, 2014.

Betty was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church in Baltimore. She was a 1948 graduate of Pickerington High School and she worked for 18 years as a missionary and teacher in Papua New Guinea.

Betty is survived by her husband of 37 years, Eugene Slone; sons, Larry E.(Lynn) Slone and Paul E. (Susan) Slone; daughter, Lora J. (Eugene) Owlsey; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brothers, Jack Congrove, David (Kathy) Congrove, and Wayne (Jo) Congrove; sisters, Joan Weaver, Eldora Green, Linn (Harold) Crutcher, and Becky Magill; sister-in-law, Carol Congrove; and many nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph C. And Mamie (Hastilow) Congrove; sister, Mary Barrett; and brother, Richard Congrove.

Funeral service was held Nov. 22, 2014, at New Zion United Methodist Church with Pastor Rick Stuhmer officiating. Burial followed in Union Evangelical Cemetery, Baltimore.

Donations can be made in memory of Betty to New Zion United Methodist Church, 10991 Snyder Church Rd NW, Baltimore, Ohio 43105 or FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Online condolences can be made at

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