Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 5, 2012 11:50 am EST


ST. LOUISVILLE — A funeral service for Betsy R. Learn, 86, of St. Louisville, will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road NE, Newark, with Bruce Hissong and Frank Austin officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.

Betsy died Jan. 3, 2012, at Selma Markowitz Center/LMH, Newark. She was born March 20, 1925, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Harold R. and Pauline (Lewis) Crawford. Betsy was a member of Northside Church of Christ, co-owner of Lindsay Soft Water and was involved in mission work in Haiti.

She is survived by husband of 54 years, Ronald D. Learn of St. Louisville; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald Lee and Veronica Edwards of Newark; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Carol and David Allen of St. Louisville, Connie Jo and Terry Magers of St. Louisville, Brenda Louise and Raymond Mertz of Newark, Sharon and Harlan Hays of Utica; stepchildren, Carol L. Learn of New Concord and Dwayne (Kathy) Learn of Zanesville; 18 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister, Lois A. Hageman of Newark; half brother, Tim (Char) Crawford of Coshocton County.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert and Jim Crawford.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Northside Church of Christ Building Fund; or Mission Fund, 4427 Marion Road NE, Newark, OH 43055.

Friends may call Friday, Jan. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road NE, Newark.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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