Mount Vernon News
  • Betty L. Wood

  • September 16, 2010

COLUMBUS — Betty L. Wood, 86, of Columbus died Sept. 13, 2010, at Arbors at Delaware.

She was born on July 26, 1924, in Sunbury to the late Ralph and Elva Acker Ramsey. A homemaker and a mother, she worked side by side with her husband on the farm plowing, disking and mowing hay; and when he started his own excavating company driving a dump truck and digging ditches.

Survived by sons, Dale Wood, Wayne Wood; daughter, Sharon Stevens; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Carrol Ramsey, James Ramsey; sisters, Kathryn Moffit, Bonna Styer, Rachael Mae Raursen.

Preceded in death by husband, Gerald E. Wood; great-grandson, Noa; brothers, Max and William Ramsey; sister, Donna Belle Styer; son-in-law, Charles T. Moore.

A memorial service will be today at 7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, with Chaplain Bruce Benzing officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Inurnment at a later date in the Sunbury Memorial Park.


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